Cook County, MN celebrates 148 years today! Cook County was established on March 9th, 1874. It was named after Major Michael Cook, a prominent citizen and a brave soldier in the civil war.

Random facts about Cook County: 1. Eagle Mountain is the highest natural point in Minnesota, at 2,301 feet. 2. Cook County has only 1 stoplight. 3. High Falls at Grand Portage State Park is the highest waterfall in Minnesota at 120 feet. 4. The population of Cook County is 5,393, as of 2018. 5. There are 761 lakes in Cook County.


Interested in buying property in the area? Thinking of selling what you’ve got? Stop in and see us at Red Pine Realty! We are conveniently located next to Sydney’s Frozen Custard on the way out to the large coast guard parking lot and Artist Point.