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Crow Wing County,


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Heart of the Lakes Area
Home of Paul Bunyan & Babe, the Blue Ox

The Minnesota state capital is St. Paul.

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The population of Brainerd is approximately 12,521 (1998), 13590 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 5,483 (1990), 5851 (2010).

The amount of land area in Brainerd is 17.829 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 1.215 sq kilometers.
The distance from Brainerd to Washington DC is 1043 miles. The distance to the Minnesota state capital is 107 miles. (as the crow flies)
Brainerd is positioned 46.35 degrees north of the equator and 94.19 degrees west of the prime meridian.

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Brainerd location: north-central Minnesota

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History & History Related Items

Brainerd history:

Brainerd became known as a center for both the railroad and for wood products in the north central Minnesota area.

The legend, Home of Paul Bunyan and Babe, the Blue Ox, on the Brainerd city limits sign shows up in the film "Fargo."
The founding of Brainerd: 1870
The incorporation date of Brainerd: 1873

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Brainerd attractions:

The Brainerd International Raceway
4343 Highway 371 N
Brainerd, MN 56401
Phone: 218-824-7220
Toll-free: 866-444-4455
Fax: 218-824-7601
2004 Events schedule with ticket pricing.
2004 NHRA Rules for Show and Go Events
Forum for racers and fans.
A history of the track, and the construction of our new ultra flat, ultra fast drag strip.
Points standings for 2003 Bracket season, as well as a history of past winners.
A Photo gallery, amenities area and more.

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