Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Where is the Courthouse located?


601 3rd Avenue, Two Harbors, MN  55616



When is the Courthouse open?        

Observed Holidays by Lake County


Many departments list their calendars within the department pages and you can view their scheduled holiday observance there. 


Or you may view the table below for a single view of all the departments and the dates each office is closed. 


Courthouse hours are:     Monday - Friday  8:00am - 4:30pm, except for holidays and weather emergencies.
Health & Human Services hours are:  M-F   8:00am - 4:00pm, except for holidays and weather emergencies

View Calendar here

 2019 Calendar of County Holidays and office closures.

What phone number can I call?

The Main Courthouse Phone Number:  218-834-8300


See the directory page of this website, each department has their own main incoming number.


Finding my polling place

If you are unsure of your precinct location, check the Secretary of State Precinct Finderpage. After a few questions to obtain your home address, it will provide the precinct number and location where you will go to vote as well as list which district elections within the state you are able to vote in.


Information on Genealogy

Recorders Office – Vital Statistics

Information on Voting

Auditors Office – Election section


Jail - Visitor Hours


Sheriff’s Office – Lake County Jail section


Purchase County Highway map

Purchase Platbook

Auditors Office or Forestry


Services to US Veterans

Veterans Services Officer – see Department section