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Stearns County, Minnesota

Photo: Foley-Brower-Bohmer House, ca. 1889, 383 3rd Avenue South, St. Cloud, MN. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978. Photographed by User:Lazy Devil (own work), 2012, [cc-by-3.0 (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons, accessed April, 2013.

Stearns County Photo

The Stearns County Administrative Center is located at 705 Courthouse Sq, Saint Cloud MN 56303; phone: 320‑656‑3600.

The county was created in 1855 and named Stevens County to honor Governor Isaac I. Stevens. The name was subsequently changed to honor Charles Thomas Stearns who was influential in passing the bill that established the county.

Stearns County Neighborhoods