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Amiret Minnesota Community Guide


Location:

Amiret population sign

Location of Amiret Minnesota

Population: 
 Amiret (city) 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 2000-2010 Change
Actual Percent
Population       230      
Land Area (sq. mile)       36.3      
Density (persons per sq. mile)       6.3      
Housing Units       95      
Households       85      
Persons Per Household       2.71      

Geography:

Amiret is an unincorporated community in Amiret township, Minnesota. County Roads 2 and 9 are the main routes in the community. According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.3 square miles (94 km2), all of it land. The elevation is 1,273 feet.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


Demographics:

As of the census of 2000, there were 230 people, 85 households, and 71 families residing in the township. The population density was 6.3 people per square mile (2.4/km˛). There were 95 housing units at an average density of 2.6/sq mi (1.0/km˛). The racial makeup of the township was 100.00% White.

There were 85 households out of which 30.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 83.5% were married couples living together, and 15.3% were non-families. 11.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.71 and the average family size was 2.96.

In the township the population was spread out with 25.2% under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 23.9% from 25 to 44, 30.4% from 45 to 64, and 13.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females, there were 96.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.8 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $49,375, and the median income for a family was $55,250. Males had a median income of $29,583 versus $21,875 for females. The per capita income for the township was $16,683. About 9.5% of families and 13.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.4% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those sixty five or over.

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History:  

Amiret was originally called Saratoga, after Saratoga, New York, and under the latter name was platted in 1874. The present name, adopted in 1879, is for Amiretta Sykes, the wife of a railroad official. The town's post office first opened under the name Coburg in 1873. The name of the post office was changed to Amiret in 1878, and remained in operation until 1992.

Amiret Township was originally called Madison Township, and under the latter name was organized in 1874. The present name, adopted in 1879, is for Amiretta Sykes, the wife of a railroad official.

Courtesy Minnesota Historical Society


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Main Street looking north, Amiret Minnesota, 1910's
Main Street looking north, Amiret Minnesota, 1910's
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Government:
Amiret Township Hall
Amiret, MN 56175

 

 

Title Term Ends Name and Address   Phone
Clerk/Treasurer n/a Tonya Ormberg
1823 Church Street
Amiret, MN 56175
Email (507) 828-3120
Supervisor Seat 1 n/a Travis Prill
3076 210th Street
Tracy, MN 56175
Email (920) 360-1498
Supervisor Seat 2 n/a Ben Ludeman
1608 310th Street
Tracy, MN 56175
Email (507) 626-0292
Supervisor Seat 3 n/a Jason Ormberg
1823 Church Street
Amiret, MN 56175
  (507) 828-5742

Post Office:
The Amiret post office opening in 1878 and closed in 1992. Service is now handled by the Tracy post office.
US Post Office
100 3rd Street
Tracy, MN
56175-1212
Phone:
(507) 629-4260
Toll Free:
(800) ASK-USPS
Fax: (507) 629-8168

Regular Business Hours:
Week Days       8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday           8:45 am - 10:45 am  

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Utilities:
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Major Employers:
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Map:

Minnesota State Highway Map of the Amiret Minnesota area
Minnesota State Highway Map of the Amiret Minnesota area


Events:

none



Attractions:

none


Recreation:

none


Lakes:
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none in the immediate area


Health Care:

none locally, hospitals and clinics in Tracy and Marshall


Schools:
served by Tracy schools

Churches: 
   

Media:

Served by Tracy and Marshall media


Motels:

none


Resorts:

none


Campgrounds:

none

 

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Businesses:
Amiret Grain Elevator
1832 Front Street
Amiret, MN 56175
Phone: (507) 629-3722
 
Feddes Repair
1823 Front Street
Amiret, MN 56175
Phone:  n/a
 


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Topographic map of the Amiret Minnesota area
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