Thousands of people own a piece of Crow Wing County and they are listed in the 2021 Crow Wing County Plat Book published by Mapping Solutions and the Crow Wing Soil and Water Conservation District (CW SWCD). The 2021 Plat book features local photographs. This year, the cover page is from Jennifer Quam's stunning purple coneflower with monarch and a bee. The 2020 Native Plant Photo Contest Winner. Books are $35.

There are four ways to buy the book this year:

  • Online at cwswcd.org
  • By phone at 218-828-6197
  • By emailing bethany@cwswcd.org.
  • By mailing Crow Wing SWCD, 322 Laurel Street, Suite 22, Brainerd, MN 56401.

Plat books illustrate land ownership in a visual map format. Each plat book includes parcel boundaries, acreage data, ownership information for parcels greater than five acres, section lines, parcels within townships and municipal boundaries, and landowner index. This book includes aerial view maps and land ownership map pages.

Additional Items in the Plat Book include:

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  • Lake Maps with Lake Contours

  • Explanation of Land Survey Terms

  • CW SWCD Programs and Supervisors District Map

  • County School District Maps

  • Cuyuna Bike Trail Map

According to Melissa Barrick, district manager, “ The book showcases the vast amount of recreational activities, public lands available for hunting and fishing, unique landowner ownership, public boat accesses and truly how rich this county is with plentiful lakes.”