Thanks for visiting the Minnesota information page! If you're looking for information about Minnesota, you've come to the right place. Here you will find information about Minnesota's history, facts, trivia and tips for scenic road trips. If you are considering moving to Minnesota you might be interested in our tips to help you get started, including a moving checklist and information about Minnesota home and auto insurance.
The state of Minnesota encompasses 87,014 square miles and is ranked 12th in the nation's total area. It was the 32nd state to enter the union on May 11, 1858. Minnesota comes from the Dakota language name for the Minnesota River, Mnisota, meaning sky-tinted water or somewhat clouded water.
- Minnesota has 90,000 miles of shoreline, more than California, Florida and Hawaii combined.
- Minnesota has one recreational boat per every six people, more than any other state.
- The Hull-Rust mine in Hibbing became the largest open-pit mine in the world.
- Polaris Industries of Roseau invented the snowmobile.
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Browse through the Minnesota Department of Public Safety website and prepare yourself with important information such as requirements for obtaining your Minnesota driver's license and vehicle registration information.
Things to Consider Before Moving
The First Step When Moving
Contact your Allstate agent or call 1-800-ALLSTATE (1-800-255-7828).
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Moving Tools and Tips
There's a lot to keep track of when you move. Our checklists
will help you so moving will be a breeze.
Always check out the moving company's
registration number, references and complaint history at Relocation.com
. This is important, even if your move is within Minnesota.
Need an Insurance Policy in Minnesota?
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right in your neighborhood or call 1-866-621-6900
to get a quote over the phone.
Some suggested scenic road trips.
Preview upcoming events, historic sites and museums. Find transportation information along with state maps at the Minnesota State Tourism site.
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