Buh Township, Morrison County, Minnesota

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Buh Township, Minnesota
Buh Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Buh Township, Minnesota
Buh Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 46°2′4″N 94°8′25″W / 46.03444°N 94.14028°W / 46.03444; -94.14028Coordinates: 46°2′4″N 94°8′25″W / 46.03444°N 94.14028°W / 46.03444; -94.14028
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Morrison
 • Total 35.9 sq mi (92.9 km2)
 • Land 35.8 sq mi (92.8 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation 1,181 ft (360 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 572
 • Density 16.0/sq mi (6.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 27-08506[1]
GNIS feature ID 0663698[2]

Buh Township is a township in Morrison County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 572 at the 2000 census.

Buh Township was organized in 1894, and named for Joseph Francis Buh, a Roman Catholic priest who worked in the area.[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.9 square miles (93 km2), of which 35.8 square miles (93 km2) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) of it (0.14%) is water.


There were 179 households out of which 45.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.5% were married couples living together, 4.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.7% were non-families. 17.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.15 and the average family size was 3.64.

In the township the population was spread out with 31.6% under the age of 18, 9.4% from 18 to 24, 28.7% from 25 to 44, 21.5% from 45 to 64, and 8.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 115.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 116.0 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $33,036, and the median income for a family was $39,688. Males had a median income of $26,389 versus $16,719 for females. The per capita income for the township was $13,168. About 11.7% of families and 14.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.4% of those under age 18 and 12.0% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ Upham, Warren (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 351.