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Carlton County, Minnesota

County in Minnesota, United States / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Carlton County is a county in the State of Minnesota, formed in 1857. As of the 2020 census, the population was 36,207.[2] Its county seat is Carlton.[3] Part of the Fond du Lac Indian Reservation lies in northeastern Carlton County.

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Carlton County
Carlton County Courthouse
Map of Minnesota highlighting Carlton County
Location within the U.S. state of Minnesota
Map of the United States highlighting Minnesota
Minnesota's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 46°35′N 92°41′W
CountryFlag_of_the_United_States.svg United States
StateFlag_of_Minnesota.svg Minnesota
FoundedMay 23, 1857 (created)
1870 (organized)[1]
Named forReuben B. Carlton
Largest cityCloquet
  Total875 sq mi (2,270 km2)
  Land861 sq mi (2,230 km2)
  Water14 sq mi (40 km2)  1.6%
36,708 Increase
  Density42.1/sq mi (16.3/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
  Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district8th

Carlton County is part of the Duluth, MN–WI Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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