Hines Township, Beltrami County, Minnesota

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Hines Township, Minnesota
Hines Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Hines Township, Minnesota
Hines Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 47°42′19″N 94°36′48″W / 47.70528°N 94.61333°W / 47.70528; -94.61333Coordinates: 47°42′19″N 94°36′48″W / 47.70528°N 94.61333°W / 47.70528; -94.61333
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Beltrami
 • Total 35.2 sq mi (91.1 km2)
 • Land 30.5 sq mi (79.0 km2)
 • Water 4.7 sq mi (12.1 km2)
Elevation 1,398 ft (426 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 674
 • Density 22.1/sq mi (8.5/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 56647
Area code(s) 218
FIPS code 27-29348[1]
GNIS feature ID 0664485[2]

Hines Township is a township in Beltrami County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 674 as of the 2000 census.[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.2 square miles (91 km2), of which 30.5 square miles (79 km2) is land and 4.7 square miles (12 km2) (13.27%) is water.

The west half of the city of Blackduck is within this township geographically but is a separate entity.

Unincorporated towns[edit]

(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)

Major highways[edit]


  • Blackduck Lake
  • Crandall Lake
  • Dutchman Lake (north half)
  • Erickson Lake (northeast quarter)
  • Flenner Lake
  • Funk Lake
  • Hanson Lake (north edge)
  • Smith Lake (vast majority)

Adjacent townships[edit]


The township contains Lakeview Cemetery.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 674 people, 244 households, and 192 families residing in the township. The population density was 22.1 people per square mile (8.5/km²). There were 312 housing units at an average density of 10.2/sq mi (3.9/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 96.88% White, 2.08% Native American, 0.15% Asian, and 0.89% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.19% of the population.

There were 244 households out of which 32.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.9% were married couples living together, 4.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.3% were non-families. 17.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.76 and the average family size was 3.14.

In the township the population was spread out with 27.2% under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 24.5% from 25 to 44, 28.2% from 45 to 64, and 13.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 110.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 108.1 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $42,292, and the median income for a family was $46,250. Males had a median income of $33,750 versus $23,571 for females. The per capita income for the township was $17,342. About 6.5% of families and 9.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.0% of those under age 18 and 22.0% of those age 65 or over.