1885 Minnesota Census Statistics
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1885 Minnesota Census
Population Count
Ramsey County

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

Area Count   Area Count
McLean Township  (St Paul) 385 City of St Paul  (St Paul) Ward 1 13,083
Mounds View Township  (Minneapolis) 756 Ward 2 9,299
New Canada Township  (New Canada) 903 Ward 3 14,221
Reserve Township  (St Paul) 418 Ward 4 34,128
Rose Township  (St Paul) 850 Ward 5 25,385
White Bear Township  (White Bear) 774 Ward 6 13,565
White Bear Village  (White Bear) 736 Ward 7 1,710

County Total 116,213


Many people in the City of St Paul were enumerated twice. Based on a comparison of the census records with the 1885-6 St. Paul City Directory, it appears that about 8% of the entries in Wards 3-6 may have been duplicates.

Minneapolis is in Hennepin county.

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