1885 Minnesota Census Statistics
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1885 Minnesota Census
Population Count
Norman County

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

Area Count   Area Count
Village of Ada  (Ada) 720 Lockhart Township  (Lockhart) 151
Anthony Township  (Ada) 288 McDonaldsville Township  (Ada) 258
Bear Park Township  (Rindal) 363 Mary Township  (Ada) 407
Flom Township  (Wild Rice) 484 Pleasant View Township  (Ada) 280
Fossum Township  (Faith) 335 Rockwell Township  (Ada) 168
Green Meadow Township  (Ada) 229 Shely Township  (Colenso) 656
Halstad Township  (Halstad) 515 Spring Creek Township  (Fertile) 104
Hegne Township  (Ada) 322 Strand Township  (Strand) 296
Hendrum Township  (Hendrum) 710 Sundal Township  (Sundal) 309
Home Lake Township  (Twin Valley) 289 Waukon Township  (Strand) 301
Lake Ida Township  (Ada) 290 Wild Rice Township  (Twin Valley) 331
Lee Township  (Aabye) 365 Winchester Township  (Ada) 164

County Total 8,335


Norman county included Mahnomen county. All townships and villages listed above are in current day Norman county.

The following names were misspelled in the census:
  Shely Township should be Shelly Township.

Fertile was in Polk county.

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