1885 Minnesota Census Statistics
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1885 Minnesota Census
The following shows the 1885 Minnesota census population count
for Swift county by area.
The Post Office, listed in the census for each area, is shown in parenthesis.
|Appleton Township (Appleton)||234||Kildare Township (De Graff)||416|
|Village of Appleton (Appleton)||646||Marysland Township (Maryland)||222|
|Benson Township (Benson)||432||Moyer Township (Appleton)||301|
|Village of Benson (Benson)||597||Village or Murdock (Murdock)||138|
|Camp Lake Township (Swift Falls)||531||New Posen Township (Appleton)||340|
|Cashel Township (De Graff)||259||Pillsbury Township (Kerkhoven)||493|
|Clontarf Township (Clontarf)||342||Shible Township (Fairfield)||203|
|Dublin Township (De Graff)||178||Six Mile Grove Township (Benson)||272|
|Fairfield Township (Fairfield)||374||Swenoda Township (Swenoda)||221|
|Hayes Township (Kerkhoven)||556||Tara Township (Clontarf)||209|
|Hegbert Township (Hegbert)||278||Torning Township (Benson)||383|
|Kerkhoven Township (Lake Johanna)||548||West Bank Township (Hagen)||200|
New Posen Township was later renamed Edison Township in honor of Thomas Alva Edison.
The census lists the post office for Marysland Township as Maryland, but it might have been Marysland.
Lake Johanna is in Pope County.
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