Tax-Forfeited Land

Online Auction

Instructions for Online Mapping


June 29, 2021 – July 28, 2021. Bidding closes at 4:00 p.m. CST (auctions may extend if bids are placed within 5 minutes of closing)

Beltrami County strives to have at least one tax-forfeited land sale per year. To receive information regarding these sales, sign up for our email notifications or call our office to be placed on our mailing list.

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our office at 218-333-4210.







*Beltrami County Reserves the right to withdraw any auction parcel at any time.

Beltrami County manages over 146,500 acres of tax-forfeited land.  The most important thing about tax-forfeited land is to know who has ownership – USDA, State of Minnesota (DNR managed) or State-in-Trust (Beltrami County Managed).  This information is available on our County Online Mapping program.  Tax-forfeited land is managed for recreational, natural resources, conservation, water/wetland protection, as well as wildlife conservation while also affording a steady economic return to the taxing districts.

Further Information:

Application to Cross County Lands

Flow Chart of Land Sale Process

Land Asset Management Policy (Adopted by the County Board July 2002)

Proposal for Land Exchange (M.S. 94.344) - Class B Lands

Related Links:

Minnesota State Statute 282