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Chisago County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. As of 2000, the population is 41,101. Its county seat is Center City6. Jump to: navigation, search Image File history File links Map_of_Minnesota_highlighting_Chisago_County. ... Jump to: navigation, search Originally, in continental Europe, a county was the land under the jurisdiction of a count. ... Jump to: navigation, search A U.S. state is any one of the fifty states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, together with the District of Columbia and Palmyra Atoll (an uninhabited incorporated unorganized territory), form the United States of America. ... Jump to: navigation, search State nickname: North Star State Other U.S. States Capital Saint Paul Largest city Minneapolis Governor Tim Pawlenty (R) Senators Mark Dayton (D) Norm Coleman (R) Official languages None Area 225,365 km² (12th)  - Land 206,375 km²  - Water 18,990 km² (8. ... Jump to: navigation, search This article is about the year 2000. ... A county seat is an administrative centre for a county. ... Center City is a city located in Chisago County, Minnesota. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...

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History

Chisago County is, like many other counties in Minnesota, very influenced by the Swedish immigrants that settled there in the middle of the 19th century. It was here Vilhelm Moberg made his research for his trilogy The Emigrants in the 1950s. His fictional characters Karl-Oskar and Kristina Nilsson from Ljuder parish in Småland settled around the lake Ki-Chi-Saga (which was later renamed Lake Chisago). The heritage of the early settlers is still honoured by the annual Karl Oskar Days in Lindstrom. Alternative meaning: Nineteenth Century (periodical) (18th century — 19th century — 20th century — more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 19th century was that century which lasted from 1801-1900 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar. ... Vilhelm Moberg (August 20, 1898 - August 8, 1973) was a Swedish author and historian. ... The Emigrants, or Utvandrarna, is a 1971 film which tells the story of a Swedish couple who emigrate to 19th century America. ... Jump to: navigation, search // Events and trends The 1950s in Western society was marked with a sharp rise in the economy for the first time in almost 30 years and return to the 1920s-type consumer society built on credit and boom-times, as well as the height of the... Smalandia (Småland, literally Small Country) is a historical Province (landskap) in southern Sweden. ... Lindström is a city located in Chisago County, Minnesota. ...


Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,146 km² (442 mi²). 1,082 km² (418 mi²) of it is land and 64 km² (25 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 5.62% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... Jump to: navigation, search A square mile is the area equal to a square with sides each 1 mile long. ...


Adjacent counties

Pine County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Burnett County is a county located in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. ... Polk County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... Washington County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Anoka County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Isanti County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Kanabec County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ...

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 41,101 people, 14,454 households, and 11,086 families residing in the county. The population density is 38/km² (98/mi²). There are 15,533 housing units at an average density of 14/km² (37/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 97.21% White, 0.51% Black or African American, 0.45% Native American, 0.70% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.31% from other races, and 0.80% from two or more races. 1.15% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. Jump to: navigation, search A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... Jump to: navigation, search This article is about the year 2000. ... Jump to: navigation, search The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... Jump to: navigation, search The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... Jump to: navigation, search The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... Jump to: navigation, search The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... Jump to: navigation, search The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... Jump to: navigation, search The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... Jump to: navigation, search The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... Jump to: navigation, search The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... Jump to: navigation, search The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 14,454 households out of which 41.00% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.50% are married couples living together, 8.00% have a female householder with no husband present, and 23.30% are non-families. 18.40% of all households are made up of individuals and 7.40% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.79 and the average family size is 3.18. Jump to: navigation, search Marriage is a legal, social, and religious relationship between individuals which has formed the foundation of the family for most societies. ...


In the county the population is spread out with 30.20% under the age of 18, 7.10% from 18 to 24, 32.20% from 25 to 44, 20.70% from 45 to 64, and 9.80% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 34 years. For every 100 females there are 103.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 101.70 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $52,012, and the median income for a family is $57,335. Males have a median income of $40,743 versus $27,653 for females. The per capita income for the county is $21,013. 5.10% of the population and 3.20% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 5.40% of those under the age of 18 and 8.00% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Cities and towns

Cities Townships

Center City is a city located in Chisago County, Minnesota. ... Chisago City is a city located in Chisago County, Minnesota. ... Harris is a city located in Chisago County, Minnesota. ... Lindström is a city located in Chisago County, Minnesota. ... North Branch is a city located in Chisago County, Minnesota. ... Rush City is a city located in Chisago County, Minnesota. ... Shafer is a city located in Chisago County, Minnesota. ... Stacy is a city located in Chisago County, Minnesota. ... Taylors Falls is a city located in Chisago County, Minnesota. ... Wyoming is a city located in Chisago County, Minnesota. ... Amador Township is a township located in Chisago County, Minnesota. ... Chisago Lake Township is a township located in Chisago County, Minnesota. ... Fish Lake Township is a township located in Chisago County, Minnesota. ... Franconia Township is a township located in Chisago County, Minnesota. ... Lent Township is a township in Chisago County, Minnesota, USA. As of the 2000 census, the township had a total population of 1,992. ... Nessel Township is a township located in Chisago County, Minnesota. ... Rushseba Township is a township located in Chisago County, Minnesota. ... Shafer Township is a township located in Chisago County, Minnesota. ... Sunrise Township is a township located in Chisago County, Minnesota. ... Wyoming Township is a township located in Chisago County, Minnesota. ...

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Cities | Governors | Colleges and Universities File links The following pages link to this file: Minnesota Minneapolis, Minnesota Saint Paul, Minnesota Clay County, Minnesota Duluth, Minnesota Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota Wright County, Minnesota Winona County, Minnesota Wilkin County, Minnesota Watonwan County, Minnesota Washington County, Minnesota Waseca County, Minnesota Wadena County, Minnesota Wabasha County, Minnesota Traverse County... Jump to: navigation, search State nickname: North Star State Other U.S. States Capital Saint Paul Largest city Minneapolis Governor Tim Pawlenty (R) Senators Mark Dayton (D) Norm Coleman (R) Official languages None Area 225,365 km² (12th)  - Land 206,375 km²  - Water 18,990 km² (8. ... List of cities in Minnesota, arranged in alphabetical order. ... This is a list of Governors for Minnesota: Territorial Governors State Governors See also Governor of Minnesota Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota List of Lieutenant Governors of Minnesota References The Governors Office and History, accessed February 12, 2004. ... Jump to: navigation, search State nickname: North Star State Other U.S. States Capital Saint Paul Largest city Minneapolis Governor Tim Pawlenty (R) Senators Mark Dayton (D) Norm Coleman (R) Official languages None Area 225,365 km² (12th)  - Land 206,375 km²  - Water 18,990 km² (8. ...

State Capital:

St. Paul State capitol building in Saint Paul Saint Paul is the capital and second-largest city of the state of Minnesota in the United States of America. ...

Regions:

Minneapolis/Saint Paul metropolitan area | Northwest Angle | Iron Range | Arrowhead | Pipestone | Central Jump to: navigation, search The Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. ... The Northwest Angle (the purple portion) in Minnesota, bordering Manitoba, Ontario, and Lake of the Woods. ... The Iron Range and Arrowhead regions make up the northeastern section of Minnesota in the United States. ... The Arrowhead Region of Minnesota is comprised of Carlton, Cook, Lake and St. ... The Pipestone Region is an area in southwestern Minnesota. ... Nationalatlas. ...

Major Cities:

Bloomington | Duluth | Minneapolis | Rochester | St. Cloud Bloomington is a city located in Hennepin County, Minnesota, a suburb south of Minneapolis. ... Jump to: navigation, search Duluth is a town in and the county seat of St. ... Jump to: navigation, search Downtown Minneapolis as viewed from the Stone Arch Bridge Motto: En Avant (French: forward) Nickname: City of Lakes location in Hennepin County, Minnesota Founded Incorporated 1850s 1867  County Hennepin County Mayor R.T. Rybak (DFL) Area  - Total  - Water 142. ... Jump to: navigation, search Rochester is a city located in Olmsted County, Minnesota. ... The Stearns County courthouse is located in downtown St. ...

Smaller Cities:

Albert Lea | Apple Valley | Blaine | Brainerd | Bemidji | Brooklyn Park | Burnsville | Coon Rapids | Eagan | Eden Prairie | Edina | Faribault | International Falls | Lakeville | Montevideo | Moorhead | Maple Grove | Maplewood | Minnetonka | Pipestone | Plymouth | Richfield | Wabasha | Waseca | Albert Lea is a city located in Freeborn County, Minnesota. ... Apple Valley is a city located in Dakota County, Minnesota, and a suburb of the Twin Cities. ... Blaine is a city in the state of Minnesota. ... The historic Brainerd water tower, the first of its kind, was used from 1922 until 1959. ... Bemidji is a city located in Beltrami County, Minnesota. ... Brooklyn Park is a city located in Hennepin County, Minnesota. ... Burnsville is a city located in Dakota County, Minnesota. ... Coon Rapids is a city located in Anoka County, Minnesota. ... Eagan is a city located in Dakota County, Minnesota, south-east of the Twin Cities. ... Eden Prairie is a city located in Hennepin County, Minnesota. ... Jump to: navigation, search Edina is a city located in Hennepin County, Minnesota, situated immediately southwest of Minneapolis. ... Faribault is a city located in Rice County, Minnesota. ... International Falls is a city located in Koochiching County, Minnesota. ... Lakeville is a city located along Interstate 35 in Dakota County, Minnesota. ... Montevideo is a city in Chippewa County, Minnesota. ... Moorhead is a city located in Clay County, Minnesota. ... Maple Grove is a city located in Hennepin County, Minnesota. ... Maplewood is a city located in Ramsey County, Minnesota. ... Minnetonka is a city located in Hennepin County, Minnesota. ... The northern city limits of Pipestone, as seen from U.S. Highway 75 in 2003. ... Plymouth is a city located in Hennepin County, Minnesota. ... Richfield is a city located in Hennepin County, Minnesota. ... Wabasha is a city located in Wabasha County, Minnesota. ... Waseca is a city located in Waseca County, Minnesota. ...

Counties:

Aitkin | Anoka | Becker | Beltrami | Benton | Big Stone | Blue Earth | Brown | Carlton | Carver | Cass | Chippewa | Chisago | Clay | Clearwater | Cook | Cottonwood | Crow Wing | Dakota | Dodge | Douglas | Faribault | Fillmore | Freeborn | Goodhue | Grant | Hennepin | Houston | Hubbard | Isanti | Itasca | Jackson | Kanabec | Kandiyohi | Kittson | Koochiching | Lac qui Parle | Lake | Lake of the Woods | Le Sueur | Lincoln | Lyon | McLeod | Mahnomen | Marshall | Martin | Meeker | Mille Lacs | Morrison | Mower | Murray | Nicollet | Nobles | Norman | Olmsted | Otter Tail | Pennington | Pine | Pipestone | Polk | Pope | Ramsey | Red Lake | Redwood | Renville | Rice | Rock | Roseau | St. Louis | Scott | Sherburne | Sibley | Stearns | Steele | Stevens | Swift | Todd | Traverse | Wabasha | Wadena | Waseca | Washington | Watonwan | Wilkin | Winona | Wright | Yellow Medicine Aitkin County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Anoka County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Becker County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Beltrami County is a county located in the northern part of the U.S. state of Minnesota. ... Benton County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Big Stone County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Blue Earth County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Brown County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Carlton County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Carver County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Cass County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Chippewa County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Clay County is a county located in the U.S. state of Minnesota. ... Clearwater County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Cook County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Cottonwood County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Crow Wing County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Dakota County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Dodge County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Douglas County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Faribault County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Fillmore County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Freeborn County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Goodhue County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Grant County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Hennepin County is a county located in the state of Minnesota, named in honor of the 17th-century French explorer Louis Hennepin. ... Houston County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Hubbard County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Isanti County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Itasca County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Jackson County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Kanabec County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Kandiyohi County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Kittson County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Koochiching County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Lac qui Parle County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Lake County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Lake of the Woods County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Le Sueur County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Lincoln County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Lyon County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Mahnomen County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Mahnomen County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Martin County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... McLeod County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Meeker County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Mille Lacs County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Morrison County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Mower County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Murray County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Nicollet County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Nobles County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Norman County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Olmstead County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Otter Tail County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Pennington County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Pine County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Location in the state of Minnesota Formed Seat Pipestone Area  - Total  - Water 1,207 km² (466 mi²) 1 km² (0 mi²) 0. ... Polk County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Pope County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Ramsey County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Red Lake County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Redwood County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Renville County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Rice County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Rock County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Roseau County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... St. ... Scott County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Sherburne County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Sibley County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Stearns County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Steele County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Stevens County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Swift County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Todd County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Traverse County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Wabasha County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Wadena County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Waseca County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Washington County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Watonwan County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Wilkin County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Winona County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Wright County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ... Yellow Medicine County is a county located in the state of Minnesota. ...


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Chisago County, Minnesota - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (443 words)
Chisago County is a county located in the state of Minnesota.
Chisago County is, like many other counties in Minnesota, very influenced by the Swedish immigrants that settled there in the middle of the 19th century.
In the county the population is spread out with 30.20% under the age of 18, 7.10% from 18 to 24, 32.20% from 25 to 44, 20.70% from 45 to 64, and 9.80% who are 65 years of age or older.
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