Les Arlt, Sheriff
Red Lake County Sheriff’s Office
P.O. Box 306124 N Main StreetRed Lake Falls, MN 56750Office:218-253-2996Fax: 218-253-2656
Red Lake County is actually a county in the North western portion of the U.S. state of Minnesota. As of the 2010 United States Census, the population was 4,089 making it the third least populated county in Minnesota. The county seat of its is actually Red Lake Falls.
Red Lake County was created on December twenty four, 1896 from sections of Polk County. It was called for the Red Lake River. Its designated county seat was Red Lake Falls, which had been incorporated (as a village) in 1881.
The county has 2 sites on the National Register of Historic Places: the courthouse as well as Clearwater Evangelical Lutheran Church.
The Red Lake River flows southward into the county from Pennington. It’s joined near Red Lake Falls by the Clearwater River; the combined flow (still recognized as the Red Lake River) flows southwestward to Huot, exactly where it’s augmented by the Black River which drains the NW part of the county. The Red Lake River then flows southwestward into Polk County. The county terrain comprises of low rolling hills, etched by gullies and drainages. The field is actually devoted to agriculture.
Despite the name of its, Red Lake County has just one named lake: Moran Lake, near Huot Red Lake County is actually the only landlocked county in the United States (excluding those on international borders) to border exactly 2 other counties. more info from wikipedia