Photo: Shaw-Hammons House, ca. 1852, 302 Fremont Street, Anoka, MN. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979. Photographed by user:McGhiever (own work), 2013, [cc-by-3.0 (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons, accessed July, 2015.
Anoka County administrative offices are located at 2100 3rd Avenue, Anoka, MN 55303; phone: 763‑421‑4760.
The county was established in 1857 (the year before Minnesota became a State) from parts of Ramsey and Benton counties.