Atkinson Township, Carlton County, Minnesota

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Atkinson Township is a township in Carlton County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 319 as of the 2000 census.[3]



According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 18.2 square miles (47.0 km²), of which 17.4 square miles (45.0 km²) is land and 0.8 square miles (2.0 km²) (4.35%) is water.

Unincorporated towns

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

Major highways


  • Bob Lake (vast majority)
  • Park Lake

Adjacent townships


The township contains these two cemeteries: Bethel and Salem.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 319 people, 124 households, and 93 families residing in the township. The population density was 18.4 people per square mile (7.1/km²). There were 198 housing units at an average density of 11.4/sq mi (4.4/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.12% White, 0.31% Native American, 0.94% Asian, and 0.63% from two or more races. 24.6% were of German, 18.0% Swedish, 15.8% Norwegian, 9.2% Finnish, 7.0% Polish and 6.6% English ancestry according to Census 2000.

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