Lyra Township, Blue Earth County, Minnesota

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Lyra Township is a township in Blue Earth County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 378 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 35.4 square miles (91.7 km²) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) (0.06%) is water.

The city of Good Thunder is entirely within this township geographically but is a separate entity.

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The township contains these two cemeteries: Calvary and Saint Johns.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 378 people, 138 households, and 104 families residing in the township. The population density was 10.7 people per square mile (4.1/km²). There were 145 housing units at an average density of 4.1/sq mi (1.6/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.94% White, 0.53% Asian, and 0.53% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.59% of the population.

There were 138 households out of which 37.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.4% were married couples living together, 4.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.6% were non-families. 21.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.74 and the average family size was 3.23.

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