Ramsey County

Ramsey County, Minnesota was established on October 27, 1849 as one of the original counties of the Minnesota Territory. Located in the heart of the seven-county Twin Cities metropolitan area, it is predominately urban and Minnesota’s smallest and most densely populated county, spanning 170 square miles. It is also the second-most populous county in Minnesota with about 10 percent of the state’s residents. Ramsey County communities are nationally known as attractive, livable places rich in history, diversity and opportunity.