Cook County, Minnesota

Cook County: County in Minnesota, United States


Cook County is a county located in the U.S. state of Minnesota. As of the 2010 census, the population was 5,176 and a population density of 1 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 5,417 inhabitants. Its county seat is Grand Marais. The county was created 147 years ago in 1874.

Quick Facts about Cook County

Population : 5,417 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Minnesota (United States)
Different from : Cooke County, Cook County, Cook County
Area : 8650 km2
Water as percent of area : 57%
Land as percent of area : 43%
Capital : Grand Marais
Establishment : November 11, 1874
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 06:01:35 (10th August 2022)
Density : 1 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 4.45% (2010-2020)
Cook County locator map
Location of Cook County on Minnesota map.
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Cook County is located at 47°49'1"N 90°32'28"W (47.8168400, -90.5410800). It has 5 neighbors: Keweenaw County, Ontonagon County, Lake County, Ashland County and Superior.

Cook County map

The largest city of Cook County is Grand Marais with a population of 1,341. Other cities include and Schroeder population 216. See all Cook County cities & populated places.

Cook County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Cook County.

City Name Population Title
Grand Marais 1,341 City in Minnesota, U.
Red Rock 752 Township in Mower County, Minnesota
Lutsen 461 Township in Cook County, Minnesota
Tofte 267 Township in Cook County, Minnesota
Schroeder 216 Unincorporated community in Cook County, Minnesota

Cook County has 5 neighbours.


The population of Cook County increased by 4.45% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 5,176 - census
2011 5,209 0.63% estimation process
2012 5,180 -0.56% estimation process
2013 5,186 0.12% estimation process
2014 5,244 1.11% estimation process
2015 5,245 0.02% estimation process
2016 5,338 1.74% estimation process
2017 5,411 1.35% estimation process
2018 5,425 0.26% estimation process
2019 5,463 0.7% estimation process
2020 5,417 -0.85% estimation process

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People born in Cook County (1)

American artist (1919-2000) George Morrison was born in Cook County

Other places with the same name (3)

Minnesota Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Hennepin County 1,268,408 County in Minnesota, United States
Ramsey County 547,903 County in Minnesota, United States
Minneapolis 433,111 Largest city in Minnesota, U.
Dakota County 431,807 County in Minnesota, United States
Anoka County 359,921 County in Minnesota, United States
Saint Paul 306,717 Capital of the state of Minnesota, United States; county seat of Ramsey County, Minnesota
Washington County 265,476 County in Minnesota, United States
Saint Louis County 198,538 County in Minnesota, United States
Stearns County 162,038 County in Minnesota, United States
Olmsted County 159,298 County in Minnesota, United States
Scott County 150,689 County in Minnesota, United States
Wright County 140,249 County in Minnesota, United States
Carver County 106,565 County in Minnesota, United States
Sherburne County 98,811 County in Minnesota, United States
Bloomington 84,583 County seat of Monroe County, Indiana, United States
Plymouth 79,635 City in Hennepin County, Minnesota