Byron Township, Cass County, Minnesota

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Byron Township, Minnesota
Byron Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Byron Township, Minnesota
Byron Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 46°30′30″N 94°42′43″W / 46.50833°N 94.71194°W / 46.50833; -94.71194Coordinates: 46°30′30″N 94°42′43″W / 46.50833°N 94.71194°W / 46.50833; -94.71194
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Cass
 • Total 35.9 sq mi (93.0 km2)
 • Land 35.7 sq mi (92.5 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
Elevation 1,302 ft (397 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 118
 • Density 3.3/sq mi (1.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 27-09136[1]
GNIS feature ID 0663720[2]

Byron Township is a township in Cass County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 118 as of the 2000 census.[3]


Byron Township was named for Byron Powell, the first white boy born there.[4]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.9 square miles (93 km2), of which 35.7 square miles (92 km2) is land and 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2) (0.50%) is water.

Unincorporated communities[edit]

Major highways[edit]


  • Mud Lake
  • Pulvers Lake

Adjacent townships[edit]


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 118 people, 48 households, and 33 families residing in the township. The population density was 3.3 people per square mile (1.3/km²). There were 59 housing units at an average density of 1.7/sq mi (0.6/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 100.00% White.

There were 48 households out of which 25.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.6% were married couples living together, 4.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.2% were non-families. 27.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 3.03.

In the township the population was spread out with 22.0% under the age of 18, 4.2% from 18 to 24, 20.3% from 25 to 44, 36.4% from 45 to 64, and 16.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 47 years. For every 100 females there were 103.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.4 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $29,500, and the median income for a family was $41,875. Males had a median income of $32,500 versus $15,625 for females. The per capita income for the township was $13,077. There were 3.1% of families and 6.5% of the population living below the poverty line, including 5.6% of under eighteens and 12.0% of those over 64.