Morrison County, Minnesota

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Morrison County, Minnesota

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Morrison County, Minnesota was created on February 25, 1856 (Organized in 1856) from Benton County. The county was named in honor of the brothers William and Allen Morrison. William Morrison, fur trader for American Fur Company, established trading posts from Grand Portage to the Lake of the Woods. Allen Morrison was a representative in the first territorial legislature.[1]

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Maps and Boundaries

  • Cass County (north)
  • Crow Wing County (northeast)
  • Mille Lacs County (east)
  • Benton County (southeast)
  • Stearns County (south)
  • Todd County (west)



  • Bowlus
  • Buckman
  • Elmdale
  • Flensburg
  • Genola
  • Harding
  • Hillman
  • Lastrup
  • Little Falls (county seat)
  • Motley (partial)
  • Pierz
  • Royalton (partial)
  • Randall
  • Sobieski
  • Swanville (partial)
  • Upsala


  • Agram Township
  • Belle Prairie Township
  • Bellevue Township
  • Buckman Township
  • Buh Township
  • Culdrum Township
  • Cushing Township
  • Darling Township
  • Elmdale Township
  • Granite Township
  • Green Prairie Township
  • Hillman Township
  • Lakin Township
  • Leigh Township
  • Little Falls Township
  • Morrill Township
  • Motley Township
  • Mount Morris Township
  • Parker Township
  • Pierz Township
  • Pike Creek Township
  • Platte Township
  • Pulaski Township
  • Rail Prairie Township (now defunct)
  • Richardson Township
  • Ripley Township
  • Rosing Township
  • Scandia Valley Township
  • Swan River Township
  • Swanville Township
  • Two Rivers Township

Records and Resources


  1. "Morrison County, Minnesota Genealogy Guide." Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness. Accessed September 03, 2018.

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