Moose Lake Township, Carlton County, Minnesota

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Moose Lake Township is a township in Carlton County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 956 as of the 2000 census.[3]



According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 33.5 square miles (86.8 km²), of which 32.7 square miles (84.7 km²) is land and 0.8 square miles (2.1 km²) (2.42%) is water.

The city of Moose Lake is entirely within this township geographically but is a separate entity.

Major highways


  • Coffee Lake
  • Cranberry Lake (southeast three-quarters)
  • Echo Lake
  • Moose Head Lake (east edge)
  • Moose Lake
  • Sand Lake
  • Spring Lake

Adjacent townships


The township contains Riverside Cemetery.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 956 people, 366 households, and 284 families residing in the township. The population density was 29.2 people per square mile (11.3/km²). There were 450 housing units at an average density of 13.8/sq mi (5.3/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.64% White, 0.42% Native American, 0.10% Asian, 0.42% from other races, and 0.42% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.63% of the population. 22.7% were of German, 17.4% Swedish, 13.3% Norwegian, 10.9% Finnish, 7.3% Polish, 5.8% American and 5.0% Irish ancestry according to Census 2000.

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