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All of Mower County's land is divided into 20 townships that are 36 square miles (six miles north to south X six miles west to east) in area. Mower County is five townships wide (a total of 30 miles west to east) and four townships from north to south (a total of 24 miles). The arrangement of the townships within the county is shown below (Udolpho Township is in the northwest corner and Le Roy Township is in the southeast).  [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mower_County,_Minnesota wikipedia.com]
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All of Mower County's land is divided into 20 townships that are 36 square miles (six miles north to south X six miles west to east) in area. Mower County is five townships wide (a total of 30 miles west to east) and four townships from north to south (a total of 24 miles). The arrangement of the townships within the county is shown at [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mower_County,_Minnesota wikipedia.com].
  
 
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! bgcolor="#99ccff" colspan="5" | Location of [[Township (United States)|townships]] in '''Mower County'''
 
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| '''1''' [[Udolpho Township, Mower County, Minnesota|Udolpho]]
 
| [[Waltham Township, Mower County, Minnesota|Waltham]]
 
| [[Sargeant Township, Mower County, Minnesota|Sargeant]]
 
| [[Pleasant Valley Township, Mower County, Minnesota|Pleasant Valley]]
 
| [[Racine Township, Mower County, Minnesota|Racine]]
 
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| '''2''' [[Lansing Township, Mower County, Minnesota|Lansing]]
 
| [[Red Rock Township, Mower County, Minnesota|Red Rock]]
 
| [[Dexter Township, Mower County, Minnesota|Dexter]]
 
| [[Grand Meadow Township, Mower County, Minnesota|Grand Meadow]]
 
| [[Frankford Township, Mower County, Minnesota|Frankford]]
 
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| '''3''' [[Austin Township, Mower County, Minnesota|Austin]]
 
| [[Windom Township, Mower County, Minnesota|Windom]]
 
| [[Marshall Township, Mower County, Minnesota|Marshall]]
 
| [[Clayton Township, Mower County, Minnesota|Clayton]]
 
| [[Bennington Township, Mower County, Minnesota|Bennington]]
 
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| '''4''' [[Lyle Township, Mower County, Minnesota|Lyle]]
 
| [[Nevada Township, Mower County, Minnesota|Nevada]]
 
| [[Adams Township, Mower County, Minnesota|Adams]]
 
| [[Lodi Township, Mower County, Minnesota|Lodi]]
 
| [[Le Roy Township, Mower County, Minnesota|Le Roy]]
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====

Revision as of 17:42, 3 February 2009

United States > Minnesota > Mower County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

  • 1855--Mower County was created 20 February 1855 from Rice County and formally organized 1 March 1856.

County seat: Austin [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Adams | Austin |Brownsdale |Dexter | Elkton | Grand Meadow | Le Roy |Lyle | Mapleview | Racine | Rose CreekSargeant | Taopi | Waltham |


 

 Townships    

All of Mower County's land is divided into 20 townships that are 36 square miles (six miles north to south X six miles west to east) in area. Mower County is five townships wide (a total of 30 miles west to east) and four townships from north to south (a total of 24 miles). The arrangement of the townships within the county is shown at wikipedia.com.


Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

Family History Library Catalog

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).