Lima Township, Cass County, Minnesota

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Lima Township, Minnesota
Lima Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Lima Township, Minnesota
Lima Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 47°1′56″N 93°51′10″W / 47.03222°N 93.85278°W / 47.03222; -93.85278Coordinates: 47°1′56″N 93°51′10″W / 47.03222°N 93.85278°W / 47.03222; -93.85278
CountryUnited States
 • Total36.0 sq mi (93.2 km2)
 • Land35.4 sq mi (91.7 km2)
 • Water0.6 sq mi (1.5 km2)
1,332 ft (406 m)
 • Total111
 • Density3.1/sq mi (1.2/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)218
FIPS code27-37034[1]
GNIS feature ID0664781[2]

Lima Township is a township in Cass County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 111 as of the 2000 census.[3] Lima Township was probably named after Lima, Ohio.[4]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.0 square miles (93 km2), of which 35.4 square miles (92 km2) is land and 0.6 square miles (1.6 km2) (1.58%) is water.

The east edge of the city of Remer is located within Lima Township geographically but is a separate entity.

Major highways[edit]


  • Birch Lake
  • Finn Lake
  • Little Birch Lake
  • Sailor Lake
  • Thiebault Lake

Adjacent townships[edit]


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 111 people, 40 households, and 37 families residing in the township. The population density was 3.1 people per square mile (1.2/km²). There were 58 housing units at an average density of 1.6/sq mi (0.6/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 93.69% White, 4.50% Asian, and 1.80% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.21% of the population.

There were 40 households out of which 40.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 82.5% were married couples living together, 2.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 7.5% were non-families. 7.5% of all households were made up of individuals and none had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.78 and the average family size was 2.92.

In the township the population was spread out with 30.6% under the age of 18, 4.5% from 18 to 24, 26.1% from 25 to 44, 23.4% from 45 to 64, and 15.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 94.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.6 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $26,250, and the median income for a family was $26,750. Males had a median income of $29,167 versus $20,139 for females. The per capita income for the township was $11,462. There were 4.7% of families and 8.0% of the population living below the poverty line, including 19.1% of under eighteens and none of those over 64.


  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ United States Census Bureau American FactFinder - Lima Township total population
  4. ^ Upham, Warren (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 90.