Spencer Township, Aitkin County, Minnesota

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Spencer Township is a township in Aitkin County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 602 as of the 2000 census.[3]

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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 37.7 square miles (97.7 km²), of which 36.9 square miles (95.6 km²) is land and 0.8 square miles (2.1 km²) (2.15%) is water.

The east edge of the city of Aitkin extends into the township geographically, but is a separate entity.

Major highways

Lakes

  • Hansen Lake
  • Johnson Lake
  • Little Hansen Lake
  • Olson Lake
  • Sisabagamah Lake (north half)
  • Soderman Lakes (northeast quarter)

Adjacent townships

Cemeteries

The township contains these three cemeteries: Church of the Blessed Virgin, Evergreen and Spencer.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 602 people, 222 households, and 166 families residing in the township. The population density was 16.3 people per square mile (6.3/km²). There were 258 housing units at an average density of 7.0/sq mi (2.7/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.51% White, 1.16% Native American, 0.33% Asian, 0.17% Pacific Islander, 0.50% from other races, and 0.33% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.66% of the population.

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