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View Poll Results: Which county do you live in? And is it different from where you work?!
Hennepin 16 47.06%
Ramsey 7 20.59%
Dakota 4 11.76%
Washington 2 5.88%
Carver 0 0%
Scott 0 0%
Anoka 1 2.94%
Sherburn 1 2.94%
Wright 1 2.94%
Other 2 5.88%
Voters: 34. You may not vote on this poll

 
 
Old 02-17-2010, 11:38 AM
 
Location: MN
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Which is your county?

I chose the '7 metro counties' plus a couple more that sometimes get included as part of the CSA.
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Old 02-17-2010, 12:10 PM
 
Location: Woodbury
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Washington!
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Old 02-17-2010, 12:55 PM
 
Location: Minneapolis
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I work in the same county (and fortunate enough to be able to walk to work!).
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Old 02-17-2010, 01:41 PM
 
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Ramsey, live 'n work.
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Old 02-17-2010, 03:50 PM
 
Location: Minneapolis, MN
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work and live in Hennepin
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Old 02-17-2010, 04:17 PM
 
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Default That tiny little bit of Northfield...

...that is in Dakota County.
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Old 02-17-2010, 04:48 PM
 
Location: MN
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I always thought it was weird that St. Cloud was divided amongst 3 counties.

And that Lousiana calls them Parrishes- Anyone know the difference?

And the size of St. Louis county compared to Ramsey is interesting too.
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Old 02-17-2010, 06:12 PM
 
Location: Avery Ranch
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Live in Ramsey; work in Anoka. Although, it only takes me 12 minutes to get to work since I live on the north end of Ramsey and work on the very south end of Anoka.
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Old 02-18-2010, 11:50 AM
 
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I always thought it was weird that St. Cloud was divided amongst 3 counties.

And that Lousiana calls them Parrishes- Anyone know the difference?

And the size of St. Louis county compared to Ramsey is interesting too.
St. Louis County was created out of Itasca County, when Itasca County comprised the entire northeastern quarter of the state. The size difference was a lot greater then! Overall, there's a lot of disparity. And it's not just in area. Hennepin County has over 1,000,000 people, while several other counties have less than 5,000.

And Los Angeles County has over 10,000,000 people, while there's a county in Texas with less than 100.
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Old 02-18-2010, 04:32 PM
 
Location: Burnsville, Minnesota
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I live in Dakota County. To be more specific, I live in Burnsville. I'm a junior in high school right now. I will have a part-time job in the summer. Therefore I can't answer the second part of the original poster's question because I'm unemployed right now.
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