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The following is an incomplete list of county-maintained roads in Lake County, Minnesota, United States.

County Road 2

County Road 2 is a county route, which runs from State Route 61 to State Route 1.

County 2 is officially known as Fourth Street in central Two Harbors and such denotation lasts until the edges of town, near and around 25th Avenue. From this point, County 2 also has the name Forest Highway 15 in reference to the United States Forest Service.

County 2 is mostly a rural, two lane highway, although it does cross three railroads: the Canadian National and two mining company lines, the Northshore, and the LTV.

County Road 6

County Road 6 is a county route, which runs from Highway 1 in Finland to Highway 61 in Little Marais. County Road 6 is known as Little Marais Road. County Road 6 serves as the entrance to Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center.

County Road 9

County Road 9 is a county route, which runs from an intersection with County Route 61 in Two Harbors to the Saint Louis County line, where the route continues as Saint Louis County Road 42.

The route is known as Stanley Road for its entire length.

County Road 31

County road 31 is a county route, which runs from Highway 61 in Beaver Bay to Highway 1 near Finland. County Road 31 is officially known as Lax Lake Road for its entire route.

County Road 61

County Road 61 is a county route, which runs from the intersection of Minnesota 61 Expressway and North Shore Scenic Drive in Two Harbors, Minnesota, and follows the North Shore Scenic Drive to Duluth on Saint Louis County Road 61, passing through the communities of Larsmont and Knife River in Lake County. County 61 is more commonly known and signed as North Shore Scenic Drive between Duluth and Two Harbors and is also known as Scenic 61.

County 61 (between Duluth and Two Harbors) was commissioned as U.S. 61 in 1926, ready for use by 1929, and paved by 1940. Until the expressway between Duluth and Two Harbors was constructed inland in the 1960s, County 61 (then U.S. 61) had served as the principal route between Duluth and Two Harbors. Formerly known as U.S. 61, the state turned over management of the road to Saint Louis and Lake counties in the 1960s and the two counties then designated the route "County 61".

The course for Grandma's Marathon follows this road route annually in June.

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