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Dakota County MN is located in the southeastern part of the state of Minnesota. Dakota County MN is part of the seven county metropolitan area that makes up the whole of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis – St. Paul and surrounding cities. The county seat for Dakota County MN is the city of Hastings, which actually sits partly in Dakota County and partly in its neighboring Washington County. The very easternmost part of the Dakota County lies on the western border of the Wisconsin county of Pierce.

Dakota County MN stretches over 593 square miles which was originally vegetated with oak prairie savannas. 2.86% of this Dakota County MN land area is actually water, equaling 17 square miles of lakes and rivers. Dakota County MN was founded on October 27, 1849. Dakota County MN and was named after the Dakota Tribe of American Indians to whom the land originally belonged.

In 1689 a French fur trader proclaimed the Dakota County MN land as his, much to the dismay of the Dakota and Ojibwe (Chippewa) Tribes of the area. He claimed these and other American Indian lands for the nation of France without the consent of the tribes. Later the lands west of the Mississippi were annexed from France with the Louisiana Purchase of 1805.

Dakota County MN lies within the convergence of 3 of the 4 major rivers running out of the state southbound: the Minnesota River, Mississippi River and the St. Croix on the east side. The Vermillion River runs from Farmington down to the Hastings Dakota County MN area. Dakota County, being the “Land of 10,000 Lakes”, contains a fair share of them including: Chub Lake, Crystal Lake, Lake Byllesby, Mud Hen Lakes, Thomas Lake, Thompson Lake, Lake Rebecca, Lake Isabelle, Spring Lake in Hastings, Bullfrog Pond, Pickerel Lake, Fish Lake, Blackhawk Lake, Holland Lake and Jensen Lake.

Dakota County MN has over 392,000 residents. Dakota County MN has wonderful parks as Lebanon Hills Regional Park, Spring Lake Park Reserve, Thompson County Park, Lake Byllesby Regional Park, Miesville Ravine Park Reserve, Big Rivers Regional Trail, Dakota Woods Dog Park, Mississippi River Regional Trail and North Urban Regional Trail. Dakota County MN has nine great libraries, one in each of its most popular cities.

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Dakota County MN homes for sale and licensed MN realtors can be easily found with use of the Minnesota MLS real estate property listings. All active Dakota County MN homes for sale will appear in your search results of the Minnesota MLS real estate listings with the pricing and information as well as contact information for your local Dakota County MN realtor. Placing in your Dakota County homes for sale detailed parameters will give you more accurate search results of the Dakota County homes for sale.

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