McPherson Township, Blue Earth County, Minnesota

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McPherson Township is a township in Blue Earth County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 470 as of the 2000 census.[3]



According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.4 square miles (91.7 km²), of which 35.0 square miles (90.6 km²) is land and 0.4 square miles (1.0 km²) (1.13%) is water.

The city of St. Clair is entirely within this township geographically but is a separate entity.


  • Rice Lake

Adjacent townships


The township contains these three cemeteries: Bunker Hill, McPherson and Saint Johns.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 470 people, 167 households, and 126 families residing in the township. The population density was 13.4 people per square mile (5.2/km²). There were 170 housing units at an average density of 4.9/sq mi (1.9/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.94% White, 0.43% African American, and 0.64% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.43% of the population.

There were 167 households out of which 34.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.3% were married couples living together, 5.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.0% were non-families. 10.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.81 and the average family size was 3.07.

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