Wrenshall Township, Carlton County, Minnesota

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Wrenshall Township, Minnesota
Wrenshall Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Wrenshall Township, Minnesota
Wrenshall Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 46°32′19″N 92°22′49″W / 46.53861°N 92.38028°W / 46.53861; -92.38028Coordinates: 46°32′19″N 92°22′49″W / 46.53861°N 92.38028°W / 46.53861; -92.38028
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Carlton
 • Total 37.9 sq mi (98.1 km2)
 • Land 37.9 sq mi (98.1 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 912 ft (278 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 326
 • Density 8.6/sq mi (3.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 55749, 55797
Area code(s) 218
FIPS code 27-71806[1]
GNIS feature ID 0666055[2]

Wrenshall Township is a township in Carlton County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 326 at the 2000 census. Wrenshall Township was named for C. C. Wrenshall, a railroad official.[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 37.9 square miles (98.1 km²), all of it land.

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Adjacent townships, cities, and communities[edit]

The following municipalities and communities are adjacent to Wrenshall Township :


The township contains Saint John's Lutheran Cemetery.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 326 people, 128 households, and 88 families residing in the township. The population density was 8.6 people per square mile (3.3/km²). There were 142 housing units at an average density of 3.8/sq mi (1.4/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 92.94% White, 0.92% African American, 1.23% Native American, 1.23% Asian, and 3.68% from two or more races.

There were 128 households out of which 32.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.2% were married couples living together, 3.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.5% were non-families. 28.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 3.07.

In the township the population was spread out with 25.8% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 31.9% from 25 to 44, 28.5% from 45 to 64, and 7.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 118.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 124.1 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $44,219, and the median income for a family was $45,417. Males had a median income of $36,250 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the township was $25,067. About 2.2% of families and 4.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of 18 and 23.8% of those 65 and older.


  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. 77.