The county of Cook is located in Minnesota and was founded in 1874title=Minnesota Place Names. There are 5,286 residents in Cook who have access to courthouses in Grand Marais. In general, each county has a full set of courts, from traffic court to superior and appellate court; supreme courts are usually located in the state capital. Minnesota is part of the 8th federal circuit court as well.
There are 1,351 residents in Grand Marais, which is 2.9 square miles and 617ft above sea level.