1885 Minnesota Census Statistics
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1885 Minnesota Census
Population Count
Rock County

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

Area Count   Area Count
Battle Plain Township  (Edgerton) 157 Village of Lu Verne  (Lu Verne) 1,346
Beaver Creek Township  (Beaver Creek) 551 Magnolia Township  (Lu Verne) 242
Beaver Creek Village  (Beaver Creek) 165 Martin Township  (Beaver Creek) 743
Clinton Township  (Lu Verne) 328 Mound Township  (Lu Verne) 256
Denver Township  (Edgerton) 231 Rose Dell Township  (Pipestone) 210
Kanaranzi Township  (Ash Creek) 236 Springwater Township  (Lu Verne) 243
Lu Verne Township  (Lu Verne) 316 Vienna Township  (Lu Verne) 215

County Total 5,239


According to the book "Minnesota Geographic Names" by Warren Upham, the name for the township and village of Luverne was originally spelled Lu Verne. The latter spelling was used in the 1885 Minnesota Census.

Edgerton and Pipestone are in Pipestone county.

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