Dakota County, Minnesota

This County is part of
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Maps ~ Land Records
Getty Geographical Thesaurus 
Historical Maps ~ Perry CastaƱeda
Historical Maps ~ Quadrangles
Surveyor's Base Maps 
Historic Map Works ~ Genealogical
University of Minnesota ~ Maps
Bureau of Land Management
Minnesota Mining Maps ~ USGS Maps
1869 Railroad Map

Library of Congress: Sanborn Maps
Minnesota: Topo Maps


Please check back often as more data is added.

Types of Data: Minnesota Files are Here
Passenger Lists | Vital's | Coroner Records | Military | Pass Port Applications | DAR Records | SS Applications | Rail Road Employment | Crime & Prison Records | Obituaries
Cemetery & Funeral Records | Prohibition Agents
US Post Master Appointments, 1832-1971

For the Counties of: Blue Earth, Carlton, Dakota, Hennepin
and St Louis.

Can't Find Folks? Maybe they were Traveling
Here is a slew of Passenger Lists

Biographies and Genealogy

History of Dakota and Goodhue Counties, Minnesota
Franklin Curtiss-Wedge
Vols I & II
Chicago, H C Cooper Jr & Co: 1910
The Index is here: Download or Lookups

History of Dakota County and The City of Hastings
Rev Edward D Neill
Minneapolis: North Star Publishing Company, 1881
The Index is here: Download or

Encyclopedia of Biography of Minnesota
Judge Charles E Flandrau
Vol I
Chicago: The Century Publishing & Engraving Company, 1900
The Index is here: Download or Lookups

Genealogical Records are welcome.
Family Group Sheets, Chronologies, Location Reports,
Family Stories or Lore with Documentation.
Please submit them in searchable pdf format.
Please do not include living people.

Dakota County Coordinator: Martha A Crosley Graham
State Coordinator: Tim Stowell
Assistant State Coordinator: 
Karen De Groote
For information about adopting a Minnesota County, please contact Tim

All materials, images, sounds and data contained herein are not to be copied or downloaded for purposes of duplication, distribution or publishing without the express written permission of the Dakota County Coordinator. All data will stay with the MNGenWeb Project when and if the Coordinator resigns: Future contributions or donations will be returned to the Submitter upon request. Although believed to be correct as presented, any corrections, changes or additions or invalid links should be brought to the attention of the Webmaster.

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Site Updated: 6 August 2021