Outline of Minnesota

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The location of the State of Minnesota in the United States of America

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to the U.S. State of Minnesota:

MinnesotaU.S. state located in the Midwestern United States. The twelfth largest state of the U.S., it is the twenty-first most populous, with 5.3 million residents. Minnesota was carved out of the eastern half of the Minnesota Territory and admitted to the Union as the thirty-second state on May 11, 1858. Known as the Land of 10,000 Lakes, the state's name comes from a Dakota word for "sky-tinted water".

General reference[edit]

An enlargeable map of the State of Minnesota

Geography of Minnesota[edit]

Places in Minnesota[edit]

Environment of Minnesota[edit]

Natural geographic features of Minnesota[edit]

Regions of Minnesota[edit]

Administrative divisions of Minnesota[edit]

An enlargeable map of the 87 counties of the state of Minnesota

Demography of Minnesota[edit]

Government and politics of Minnesota[edit]

Main article: Government of Minnesota and Politics of Minnesota

Branches of the government of Minnesota[edit]

Executive branch of the government of Minnesota[edit]

Legislative branch of the government of Minnesota[edit]

Judicial branch of the government of Minnesota[edit]

Law and order in Minnesota[edit]

Law of Minnesota

Military in Minnesota[edit]

History of Minnesota[edit]

History of Minnesota

History of Minnesota, by period[edit]

History of Minnesota, by region[edit]

History of Minnesota, by subject[edit]

Culture of Minnesota[edit]

The arts in Minnesota[edit]

Sports in Minnesota[edit]

Economy and infrastructure of Minnesota[edit]

Education in Minnesota[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Minnesota. Dictionary.com. The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition. Houghton Mifflin Company, 2004. Retrieved on 2008-04-26.
  2. ^ Jess Myers, Hockey roots run deep in Minnesota, ESPN.com, February 10, 2004
  3. ^ "U.S. Census Bureau State & County QuickFacts Minnesota". 

External links[edit]

Wikimedia Atlas of Minnesota