Custer Township, Morton County, North Dakota

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Custer Township is the name shared by former townships in Morton County, North Dakota, United States. Both townships were organized at different times in two different parts of the county.[1][2]

History[edit]

The first Custer township was established around 1900 in the eastern part of the county, south of Mandan in survey township T138 North, R80 West.[1][3] It recorded a population of 116 in the 1900 Census, before the civil township dissolved in 1906.[1] This area recorded a population of 26 in 1920.[2]

The second Custer township was organized after the 1910 Census in the northwest corner of Morton County, around the city of Hebron.[3][4] It occupied two survey townships between T139 and T 140 North, R90 W.[2] The population was 395 in 1930, and the civil organization for the township was dissolved in 1948.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Census Bureau (1913). "Number of Inhabitants, North Dakota" (PDF). Thirteenth Census of the United States: 1910. Government Printing Office. Retrieved 2008-07-20. 
  2. ^ a b c U.S. Census Bureau (1921). "Number and Distribution of Inhabitants, North Dakota" (PDF). Fourteenth Census of the United States: 1920. Government Printing Office. Retrieved 2008-07-20. 
  3. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  4. ^ Wick, Douglas A. (1988). North Dakota Place Names. Bismarck, North Dakota: Hedemarken Collectibles. p. 88. ISBN 0-9620968-0-6. OCLC 191277027. 
  5. ^ U.S. Census Bureau (1952). "Number of Inhabitants, North Dakota" (PDF). Census of Population: 1950. Government Printing Office. Retrieved 2008-07-20. 

Coordinates: 46°54′02″N 102°02′44″W / 46.90056°N 102.04556°W / 46.90056; -102.04556