1885 Minnesota Census Statistics
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1885 Minnesota Census
Population Count
Big Stone County

The following shows the 1885 Minnesota census population count for Big Stone county by area.
The Post Office, listed in the census for each area, is shown in parenthesis.

Area Count   Area Count
Akron Township  (Odessa) 237 Moonshine Township  (Graceville) 172
Almond Township  (Big Stone) 275 Odessa Township  (Odessa) 302
Artichoke Township  (Artichoke Lake) 236 Ortonville Township  (blank) 732
Big Stone Township  (Ortonville) 239 Otrey Township  (Big Stone) 188
Browns Valley Township  (Beardsley) 500 Prior Township  (Sardis) 684
Graceville Township  (Graceville) 610 Tokua Township  (Barry) 318
Malta Township  (Big Stone) 204    

County Total 4,697


The spelling of Tokua Township was later changed to Toqua.

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