Two Rivers Township, Morrison County, Minnesota

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Two Rivers Township, Minnesota
Two Rivers Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Two Rivers Township, Minnesota
Two Rivers Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 45°49′N 94°23′W / 45.817°N 94.383°W / 45.817; -94.383Coordinates: 45°49′N 94°23′W / 45.817°N 94.383°W / 45.817; -94.383
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Morrison
 • Total 27.6 sq mi (71.4 km2)
 • Land 27.1 sq mi (70.2 km2)
 • Water 0.5 sq mi (1.3 km2)
Elevation 1,115 ft (340 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 582
 • Density 21.5/sq mi (8.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 27-66028[1]
GNIS feature ID 0665829[2]

Two Rivers Township is a township in Morrison County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 582 at the 2000 census.

Two Rivers Township was organized in 1865, and named for the Two River.[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 27.6 square miles (71.4 km²), of which 27.1 square miles (70.2 km²) of it is land and 0.5 square miles (1.2 km²) of it (1.74%) is water.

State Highway 238; and Morrison County Roads 21, 24, 25, and 26 are five of the main routes in the township.

The unincorporated community of North Prairie is located within the township.

The city of Bowlus is located within Two Rivers Township geographically but is a separate entity.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 582 people, 192 households, and 150 families residing in the township. The population density was 21.5 people per square mile (8.3/km²). There were 201 housing units at an average density of 7.4/sq mi (2.9/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.14% White, 0.17% African American, 0.17% Native American, 0.17% Asian, and 0.34% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.52% of the population.

There were 192 households out of which 40.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.3% were married couples living together, 2.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.4% were non-families. 18.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.03 and the average family size was 3.52.

In the township the population was spread out with 29.2% under the age of 18, 11.5% from 18 to 24, 29.7% from 25 to 44, 20.3% from 45 to 64, and 9.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 129.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 127.6 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $47,656, and the median income for a family was $50,000. Males had a median income of $33,000 versus $19,464 for females. The per capita income for the township was $19,067. About 4.8% of families and 5.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.8% of those under age 18 and 17.4% of those age 65 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. ^ Upham, Warren (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 356.