1885 Minnesota Census Statistics
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1885 Minnesota Census
Population Count
Cass County

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

Area Count   Area Count
R29 - TS 133 (Sect 24), TS 135, TS 136, TS 137, TS 134, Grand Rapids  (blank) 292 Gull River, TS 133 R30, TS 133 R31, TS 133 R32, TS 134 R 32, TS 133 R 29, TS 134 R 28, TS136, Gull Lake  (Gull River and Motley) 843

County Total 1,135


Future Townships

Grand Rapids is in Itasca county, and Motley is in Morrison county.

Several unnamed townships were recorded in the schedules using their Township and Range numbers. The present-day names of these townships are listed below. The page numbers representing each township in the schedule are also listed.

TownshipTownship - RangeSchedulePages
Sylvan Township (E)133 - 29W1st1
Fairview Township134 - 29W1st5-6
Lake Shore Township135 - 29W1st2
Loon Lake Township136 - 29W1st2
Wilson Township137 - 29W1st3-4
Sylvan Township (W)133 - 30W2nd12
May Township (S)133 - 31W2nd13
Becker Township (S)133 - 32W2nd14-18
Becker Township (N)134 - 32W2nd14-18
Sylvan Township (E)133 - 29W2nd19
???134 - 28W2nd21
???136 - ??2nd22

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