Lee Township, Beltrami County, Minnesota

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Lee Township, Minnesota
Lee Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Lee Township, Minnesota
Lee Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Lee Township, Minnesota is located in the United States
Lee Township, Minnesota
Lee Township, Minnesota
Lee Township, Minnesota (the United States)
Coordinates: 48°14′44″N 95°31′7″W / 48.24556°N 95.51861°W / 48.24556; -95.51861Coordinates: 48°14′44″N 95°31′7″W / 48.24556°N 95.51861°W / 48.24556; -95.51861
CountryUnited States
 • Total36.4 sq mi (94.2 km2)
 • Land36.2 sq mi (93.7 km2)
 • Water0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
1,198 ft (365 m)
 • Total36
 • Density1.0/sq mi (0.4/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code27-36170[1]
GNIS feature ID0664744[2]

Lee Township is a township in Beltrami County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 36 as of the 2000 census.[3]

Lee Township was named for a family of settlers of Norwegian descent, but the spelling of their surname has been anglicized.[4]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.4 square miles (94 km2), of which 36.2 square miles (94 km2) is land and 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2) (0.55%) is water.

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The township contains Bethesda Cemetery.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 36 people, 15 households, and 10 families residing in the township. The population density was 1.0 people per square mile (0.4/km2). There were 21 housing units at an average density of 0.6/sq mi (0.2/km2). The racial makeup of the township was 100.00% White.

There were 15 households, out of which 40.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.0% were married couples living together, and 26.7% were non-families. 26.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 13.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 2.82.

In the township the population was spread out, with 25.0% under the age of 18, 11.1% from 18 to 24, 22.2% from 25 to 44, 25.0% from 45 to 64, and 16.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females, there were 111.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 145.5 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $24,167, and the median income for a family was $25,000. Males had a median income of $15,000 versus $10,625 for females. The per capita income for the township was $8,370. There were no families and 5.4% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and none of those over 64.


  1. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ "U.S. Census website". Retrieved 2008-12-30.
  4. ^ Upham, Warren (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 38.