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Lake County GIS

Lake County GIS, part of the Lake County Information Technology department, provides county employees with Geographic Information Systems (GIS) analysis, data, and maps. GIS staff supports maintenance of GIS software and training for county employees using GIS when needed.

Lake County Atlas Mapping

Lake County Atlas is a public facing map that will allow the community and vistors to access more geographic information about Lake County, MN. This includes parcel, zoning, plowing, and other information. Click below to access.
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Open Map

Learn more about how to use the map here (PDF).

You must read and accept the disclaimer before accessing the map. Roads, parcels, and parcel numbers will become visible as you zoom in to the map.

This map is under development and may change without notice. Many datasets, including parcel and transportation network data is also still under development; not all parcels are represented on the map.

GIS Data

The Minnesota Geospatial Commons, provided by State of Minnesota, is a central repository for GIS data available to the public. Lake County houses up-to-date GIS data there; please click on the link below to access:

Minnesota Geospatial Commons

To request a specific GIS dataset not already available on the Minnesota Geospatial Commons, read and fill out the PDF form linked below:

Lake County GIS Data Request

This request form is for GIS data only, not for prepared, PDF, or printed maps; please contact the Lake County Assessor's office for these requests.

Return the completed form to:

Lake County
Information Technology Department
601 Third Avenue
Two Harbors, MN 55616

Alternatively, you may email the completed form to:

Land Ownership Information

If you require land ownership information, public access to these data provided by the Lake County Auditor's office may be found here. Please note: Lake County GIS staff does not manage these data or this website, please refer to the contact information on the website for any questions.


By requesting and/or using county-provided maps and/or data, you agree to the following:

Map and/or data is public domain in accordance with Section 466.03, subdivision 21 of Minnesota State Statute.

Map and/or data not appropriate for use in establishment of property boundaries, in property descriptions, or for any legal purposes; not appropriate for navigation; not for use by third parties.

Lake County, MN makes no representation or warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to the use or reuse of the map and/or data provided herewith, regardless of format or the means of transmission. Map and/or data provided "as is"; with no guarantee or representation of accuracy, currency, suitability, performance, merchantability, reliability, or fitness for any particular purpose. Lake County, MN shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, compensatory, or consequential damages or third party claims that result from the use of this map and/or data, even if Lake County, MN has been advised of the possibility of potential loss or damage. This map and/or data may not be used in states that do not allow this exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages.


Lake County provides all GIS data via data transmission (download via link, email attachment, etc.) free of charge. Lake County reserves the right to charge a fee for any request that may need additional staff time or use county resources. Fees, if necessary, will be presented for review before any request is fulfilled.

Need more information about Lake County’s GIS program? Address questions to the Lake County IT HelpDesk at (218) 834-8392 or email at

Last updated 1/2019