1885 Minnesota Census Statistics
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1885 Minnesota Census
Population Count
Swift County

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.

Area Count   Area Count
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

County Total 8,373


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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