1885 Minnesota Census Statistics
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1885 Minnesota Census
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.
|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|
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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