Ramsey County is a county located in Minnesota. As of the 2010 census, the population was 508,640, making it the second-most populous county in Minnesota. The county was founded in 1849 and is named for Alexander Ramsey, the first governor of the Minnesota Territory. Ramsey County is the smallest and most densely populated county in Minnesota, as well as one of the most densely populated counties in the United States.
Ramsey County offers many cultural amenities. From the area’s vibrant music scene to world-class museums and zoos, residents and visitors never run out of things to do. In fact, these incredible cultural amenities are one of the many reasons Ramsey County continues to attract new residents and grow.
Ramsey County maintains more than 6,000 acres of parkland and the cold doesn’t scare residents or businesses away. Rather, the area embraces Old Man Winter with events throughout the county such as the annual Saint Paul Winter Carnival, ice skating at the Guidant John Rose MN Oval, cross- country skiing at Tamarack Nature Center and other parks, live music in the Saint Paul Conservatory and much more.
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