Itasca County, Minnesota

county in Minnesota, United States

Itasca County is a county in the U.S. state of Minnesota. As of 2020, 45,014 people lived there.[2] The county seat is Grand Rapids.

Itasca County
Map of Minnesota highlighting Itasca County
Location within the U.S. state of Minnesota
Map of the United States highlighting Minnesota
Minnesota's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 47°31′N 93°38′W / 47.51°N 93.63°W / 47.51; -93.63
Country United States
State Minnesota
FoundedOctober 27, 1849[1]
Named forLake Itasca
SeatGrand Rapids
Largest cityGrand Rapids
 • Total2,928 sq mi (7,580 km2)
 • Land2,668 sq mi (6,910 km2)
 • Water260 sq mi (700 km2)  8.9%
 • Total45,014
 • Density16.9/sq mi (6.5/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)


  1. "Minnesota Place Names". Minnesota Historical Society. Archived from the original on June 20, 2012. Retrieved March 18, 2014.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "QuickFacts: Itasca County, Minnesota". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 7, 2023.