Tax-Forfeited Land

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

To Be Offered at Public Auction

Instructions for Online Mapping


Next Sale Date: August 17, 2023 10:00 am


County Administration Building
701 Minnesota Ave. NW
Bemidji MN 56601

Parcel information and additional sale details will be posted in mid-July






Please contact the Natural Resource Management Department at 218-333-4210 or with questions about the sale.

*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