Worthington Township, Nobles County, Minnesota

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Worthington Township is a township in Nobles County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 316 at the 2000 census.

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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 28.6 square miles (74.1 km²), all land. The main geographic feature in Worthington Township is Lake Okabena. Okabena means "home of the heron" is the Sioux language.

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History

Organization of Worthington Township was approved by the Nobles County Board on April 30, 1872. The first township meeting was held on May 20, 1872. Petitioners requested the name Worthington from the town that was emerging within the township border. The town of Worthington was named in honor of the mother-in-law of Dr. Aaron P. Miller, one of the town's founding fathers.[3]

Demographics

The following figures refer to those individuals residing within with Worthington Township, but outside of the borders of the city of Worthington. As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 316 people, 127 households, and 100 families residing in the township. The population density was 11.0 people per square mile (4.3/km²). There were 132 housing units at an average density of 4.6/sq mi (1.8/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.05% White, 0.32% from other races, and 0.63% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.63% of the population.

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