County Surveyor


The Lake of the Woods County Surveyor is appointed by the County Board for a term of one year. There are no full time county employees in this department. At the present time, Donn R. Rasmussen of Widseth Smith Nolting is the appointed County Surveyor and has been since 1997.


The County Surveyor’s duties include compilation and maintenance of the county survey records, ongoing maintenance of the County’s remonumentation program including establishment of section corners and filing of section corner certificates, consultation with various county department personnel as needed and providing assistance to other Surveyors and land owners with access to the County’s survey database. The County Surveyor will conduct surveys authorized by the County Board and the Public Works Department. The County Surveyor is also responsible for checking and approving all Administrative Subdivisions and Plats within the county.


Contact Information


Donn R. Rasmussen

Widseth Smith Nolting

7804 Industrial Park Road

Baxter, MN 56425


Phone: 218-829-5117




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