Normanna Township, St. Louis County, Minnesota

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Normanna Township, Minnesota
Normanna Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Normanna Township, Minnesota
Normanna Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 46°59′12″N 91°58′26″W / 46.98667°N 91.97389°W / 46.98667; -91.97389Coordinates: 46°59′12″N 91°58′26″W / 46.98667°N 91.97389°W / 46.98667; -91.97389
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Saint Louis
 • Total 36.5 sq mi (94.5 km2)
 • Land 36.4 sq mi (94.4 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation 1,388 ft (423 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 796
 • Density 22/sq mi (8.4/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes 55804
Area code(s) 218
FIPS code 27-46708[1]
GNIS feature ID 0665141[2]

Normanna Township is a township in Saint Louis County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 796 at the 2010 census.[3]

Jean Duluth Road, Normanna Road, and Pequaywan Lake Road are three of the main routes in the township. Other routes include North Tischer Road, East Pioneer Road, and French River Road.


Normanna Township was named for the Norwegians, or Normans, who settled in this area.[4]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.5 square miles (95 km2); 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2), or 0.11%, is water.

The French River and the Sucker River both flow through the township.

Adjacent townships[edit]

The following are adjacent to Normanna Township :

The Cloquet Valley State Forest is to the immediate north of Normanna Township.

Jean Duluth Road (County Road 37) runs north–south along Normanna Township's western boundary line with adjacent Gnesen Township.

McQuade Road runs north–south along Normanna Township's eastern boundary line with adjacent Duluth Township.

Lismore Road runs east–west along Normanna Township's southern boundary line with adjacent Lakewood Township. Zimmerman Road is also in the vicinity.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 637 people, 219 households, and 169 families residing in the township. The population density was 17.5 people per square mile (6.7/km²). There were 227 housing units at an average density of 6.2/sq mi (2.4/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.59% White, 0.47% Native American, 0.78% Asian, and 0.16% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.78% of the population.

There were 219 households out of which 41.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.3% were married couples living together, 1.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.4% were non-families. 15.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.91 and the average family size was 3.30.

In the township the population was spread out with 30.1% under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 31.2% from 25 to 44, 25.9% from 45 to 64, and 6.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 106.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.0 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $52,000, and the median income for a family was $60,556. Males had a median income of $42,188 versus $24,167 for females. The per capita income for the township was $19,127. About 1.2% of families and 3.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen or sixty-five or over.


  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. ^ "Race, Hispanic or Latino, Age, and Housing Occupancy: 2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File (QT-PL), Normanna township, St. Louis County, Minnesota". U.S. Census Bureau, American FactFinder 2. Retrieved October 26, 2011.
  4. ^ Upham, Warren (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 487.

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