Welcome to Red Lake County

Thank you for visiting the official website
of Red Lake County, Minnesota! 
Positioned in the northwestern corner of Minnesota,
Red Lake County straddles the fertile Red River Valley
and Minnesota’s woodlands.
Fun facts about Red Lake County:
  • It was formed December 24,1896 and was named after the Red Lake River.
  • It is the only landlocked county in the United States that is surrounded by just two neighboring counties.
  • It is only one of two counties in the state of Minnesota that does not have a stop light within the county.