Lake of the Woods County

Home to Willie the Walleye, and one of the most popular northern vacation destinations for anglers and sports enthusiasts, Lake of the Woods County is located in northern Minnesota and borders Canada. As of the 2010 census, the population of Lake of the Woods County was 4,045.

Lake of the Woods County contains the Northwest Angle, the northernmost point of the Lower 48 States, and includes the U.S. portion of Lake of the Woods, shared with Canada. The county also includes the exclave of Elm Point. Since Alaska has no counties, Lake of the Woods is the northernmost county in the United States. It is also the only county in the United States with four words in its name. Cities include, Baudette, Roosevelt & Williams, MN.

For FAQ’s about Lake of the Woods, city employment opportunities, maps, and more, visit the Lake of the Woods County website by clicking here.

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