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PLACE NAMES, CITIES AND TOWNSHIPS WITHIN POLK COUNTY, MINNESOTA


For more information you may wish to contact:

Polk County County Courthouse
612 North Broadway, Suite 215
Crookston , MN 56716
Phone: (218) 281-3808
County Population 1990: 32,498

Bureau of Land Management Records -The Official Federal Land Patent Records Site

Minnesota Historical Society

USGS - US Mapping Information


Polk County, Minnesota

Listing of Townships with

Bureau of Land Management Descriptions

All Townships are Fifth Prime Meridian

Submitted most generously by Jon Raymond August 2001

 

TOWNSHIP NAME TOWNSHIP NUMBER RANGE
Higdem 154 North 50 West
Sandsville 154 North 49 West
Farley 154 North 48 West
Brislet 154 North 47 West
Helgeland 154 North 46 West
Esther 153 North 50 West
Northland 153 North 49 West
Tabor 153 North 48 West
Angus 153 North 47 West
Brandt 153 North 46 West
Grand Forks 152 North 50 West
Sullivan 152 North 49 West
Keystone 152 North 48 West
Euclid 152 North 47 West
Belgium 152 North 46 West
Rhinehart 151 North 50 West
Huntsville 151 North 49 West
Nesbit 151 North 48 West
Fanney 151 North 47 West
Parnell 151 North 46 West
Bygland 150 North 49 West
Fisher 150 North 48 West
Lowell 150 North 47 West
Crookston (see note below) 150 North 46 West
Gentilly (see note below) 150 North 45 West
Tynsid 149 North 49 West
Roome 149 North 48 West
Andover 149 North 47 West
Fairfax 149 North 46 West
Kertonville 149 North 45 West
Tilden 149 North 44 West
Grove Park 149 North 43 West
Badger 149 North 42 West
Lessor 149 North 41 West
Hill River 149 North 40 West
Eden 149 North 39 West
Vineland (see note below) 148 North 48 West
Hammond 148 North 47 West
Russia 148 North 46 West
Onstad 148 North 45 West
Godfrey 148 North 44 West
Woodside 148 North 43 West
Knute 148 North 42 West
King 148 North 41 West
Brandsvold 148 North 40 West
Queen 148 North 39 West
Hubbard (see note below) 147 North 48 West
Scandia 147 North 47 West
Reis 147 North 46 West
Liberty 147 North 45 West
Garfield 147 North 44 West
Garden 147 North 43 West
Winger 147 North 42 West
Sletten 147 North 41 West
Rosebud 147 North 40 West
Columbia 147 North 39 West
     
     

 

NOTES:

Crookston/Gentilly: The northwest corner of Gentilly Township is actually part of Crookston Township and is sometimes referred to as "Crookston East."

Vineland/Hubbard: Hubbard Township is in the extreme southwest corner of Polk County. Just to the north of Hubbard is Vineland. When these townships were platted, odd pieces of land remained that extended west to the Red River of the North. These pieces are parts of the townships and are sometimes referred to as "Hubbard west" and "Vineland west."

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Cities found for Polk County, MN Note: The following listing includes cities, towns,
boroughs and communities based on the US Postal Service mail delivery. 
To view maps, see the USGS page.

Andover township
Angus township
Badger township
Belgium township
Beltrami city
Brandsvold township
Brandt township
Brislet township
Bygland township
Chester township
Climax city
Columbia township
Crookston city
East Grand Forks city
Eden township
Eldred
Erskine city
Esther township
Euclid township - see Euclid Census information and more!
Fairfax township
Fanny township
Farley township
Fertile city
Fisher city
Fosston city
Garden township
Garfield township
Gentilly township
Godfrey township
Grand Forks township
Grove Park-Tilden township
Gully city
Hammond township
Helgeland township
Higdem township
Hill River township
Hubbard township
Huntsville township
Johnson township
Kertsonville township
KeyWest
Keystone township
King township
Knute township
Lengby city
Lessor township
Liberty township
Lowell township
McIntosh city
Mentor city
Nesbit township
Nielsville city
Northland township
Onstad township
Parnell township
Queen township
Reis township
Rhinehart township
Roome township
Rosebud township
Russia township
Sandsville township
Scandia township
Sletten township
Sullivan township
Tabor township
Trail city
Tynsid township
Vineland township
Winger city
Woodside township

PLACE NAMES IN POLK COUNTY - including post offices, settlements, towns, cities

The names were taken from "Minnesota Place Names," a book by Warren Upham, ISBN 0-8351-396-7. For more information, log on to the Minnesota Historical Society and select the place names locator. The web site data is also from the book, which can be purchased from the Minnesota Historical Society.  Submitted by Jon Raymond January 2003


ALBERT
ALDAL POST OFFICE
ANGLIM
ANGUS
BEHAIM POST OFFICE
BELTRAMI
BENOIT
BIRKHOLZ POST OFFICE
BOCKERSVILLE
BRIAN CITY
BUFFINGTON
BULLAN POST OFFICE
BURWELL
CARMEN
CARTHAGE JUNCTION
CARTHAGE STATION
CHOWELL
CISCO POST OFFICE
CLIMAX
COLONY POST OFFICE
CROOKSTON JUNCTION
CROOKSTON, CITY OF
CUMMINGS STATION
DAVIDSON
DAVISON
DEETT POST OFFICE
DUGDALE
EAST GRAND FORKS, CITY OF
EBERT POST OFFICE
ELDRED
ELDRIDGE
ERSKINE, CITY OF
ESPETVEH POST OFFICE
FERTILE, CITY OF
FOSSTON, CITY OF
FREEMAN
GARDEN
GIRARD
GODFREY
GOSSEN POST OFFICE
GRAND VIEW
GREENVIEW
GREGG POST OFFICE
GRIEBROK
HANDY POST OFFICE
HANSVILLE POST OFFICE
HAROLD STATION
HAWLEY
HIXON
HOLMES
HUNT STATION
KANKEL STATION
KEY WEST
KEYSTONE STATION
KING
KING POST OFFICE
KITTSON STATION
KOHLER STATION
LAFONTAINE
LAFONTAINE POST OFFICE
LAKESIDE PARK
LEESTON POST OFFICE
LENGBY
LINDSAY POST OFFICE
MALLORY
MAPLE BAY
MAPLE LAKE
MCDONALD STATION
MCINTOSH
MELVIN
MENTOR
MEOS
MEOS POST OFFICE
MERA STATION
MERRILL SIDING
MOSLEY POST OFFICE
MOVOLD POST OFFICE
NASHVILLE
NEBY
NIELSVILLE
NOBLE POST OFFICE
NOYES JUNCTION
OLGA
OSVETA POST OFFICE
OVETIA POST OFFICE
REDLAND STATION
RINDAHL POST OFFICE
RINDAL POST OFFICE
ROAN
ROCKWOOD
ROHOLD POST OFFICE
RONSDAHL POST OFFICE
ROREXVILLE POST OFFICE
ROSS STATION
SCOTTSVILLE POST OFFICE
SHERACK
SHIRLEY
SHIRT-TAIL BEND
SOLIE POST OFFICE
SPRAGUE STATION
THEODORE STATION
THIRTEEN TOWNS DISTRICT
TILDEN
TILDEN JUNCTION
TILDEN POST OFFICE
TILL POST OFFICE
TILLIA POST OFFICE
TRAIL
VALLEY POST OFFICE
VANNET STATION
VICTOR POST OFFICE
WAKEMAN STATION
WALKER SIDING STATION
WALKERTON SIDING
WANKE POST OFFICE
WIG POST OFFICE
WILDS STATION
WILLEWATER POST OFFICE
WINGER
WINTHROP POST OFFICE

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