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Alger   •   *Beaver Bay   •   Castle Danger   •   Cramer   •   East Beaver Bay   •   *Finland   •   Forest Center   •   Illgen City   •   Isabella   •   Jay See Landing   •   Knife River   •   Larsmont   •   Lauren   •   Lax Lake   •   Little Marais   •   McNair   •   Murphy City   •   Prairie Portage   •   Sawbill Landing   •   Section Thirty   •   *Silver Bay   •   Silver Rapids   •   Toimi   •   *Two Harbors   •   Waldo   •   Wales   •   White Iron   •   Whyte   •   Winter

A USDA loan is a mortgage option available to eligible homebuyers that is sponsored by the United States Department of Agriculture to promote homeownership in rural communities. USDA Loans, sometimes called "RD Loans," offer 100% financing options on eligible rural properties. USDAProperties can help you find USDA properties in Lake County.

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Lake County, located in the northeastern part of Minnesota, is a region rich in natural beauty and history. Established on February 20, 1855, the county was named after its abundance of natural lakes, with the most prominent being Lake Superior, the largest freshwater lake in the world by surface area.

The early history of Lake County was greatly influenced by Native American tribes, particularly the Ojibwe, who inhabited the region for thousands of years before Europeans arrived. In the late 17th century, European fur traders, missionaries, and explorers began to settle and interact with the Native American population. The fur trade played a significant role in the area's early economy, setting the stage for later industries such as logging and mining.

In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Lake County experienced a major logging boom, driven by the extensive forest resources in the region. Logging towns sprouted up, and the county's population and economy grew as a result. During this same period, mining also emerged as a crucial industry, with iron ore mines becoming an essential part of the local and national economy.

Today, Lake County is a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts who are drawn to its abundant natural resources, including the stunning Lake Superior shoreline, lush forests, and scenic rivers. The county is home to several state parks, including Tettegouche State Park, Split Rock Lighthouse State Park, and Gooseberry Falls State Park, all of which offer recreational activities such as hiking, camping, and sightseeing.

Fun fact: The North Shore Scenic Railroad, located in Lake County, operates on a historic track that dates back to the late 19th century. This popular tourist attraction offers scenic train rides along the Lake Superior shoreline as well as special seasonal events like the "North Shore Express," a holiday-themed ride for families.

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Featured Properties from USDA Loan Eligible Regions of Lake County
215 4th Ave
Two Harbors, MN

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9420 Vollmer Dr
Isabella, MN

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12963 W Ridge Rd
Ely, MN

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511 3rd Ave
Two Harbors, MN

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