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Angora Minnesota Community Guide


Location:
 


Population: 
 Angora (township) 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 2000-2010 Change
Actual Percent
Population 225 291 291 277      
Land Area (sq. mile) 35.40 36.07 36.29 36.29      
Density (persons per sq. mile) 6.36 8.07 8.02 7.63      
Housing Units 102 134 142 139      
Households -- 108 105 107      
Persons Per Household -- 2.69 2.77 2.59      

Geography:

Angora Township is a township located in St. Louis County, Minnesota. According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 36.4 square miles (94.2 kmē), of which, 36.3 square miles (94.0 kmē) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.3 kmē) of it (0.27%) is water. U.S. Highway 53 and Minnesota Highway 1 are two of the main arterial routes in the township.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


Demographics:
 
As of the census of 2000, there were 277 people, 107 households, and 84 families residing in the township. The population density was 7.6 people per square mile (2.9/kmē). There were 139 housing units at an average density of 3.8/sq mi (1.5/kmē). The racial makeup of the township was 97.11% White and 2.89% Native American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.72% of the population.

There were 107 households out of which 34.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.0% were married couples living together, 5.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.6% were non-families. 18.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.59 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the township the population was spread out with 23.5% under the age of 18, 8.7% from 18 to 24, 30.0% from 25 to 44, 31.4% from 45 to 64, and 6.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 111.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.8 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $38,750, and the median income for a family was $43,214. Males had a median income of $39,250 versus $18,500 for females. The per capita income for the township was $15,279. None of the families and 4.4% of the population were living below the poverty line.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


History:  

ANGORA Township (T. 61N, R. 18W) and the village in section 9 bear the name of a town in Turkey, celebrated for its long-haired goats, whose wool is largely exported. The village began as a station of the Duluth, Winnipeg and Pacific Railway; its post office was established in 1903.

Courtesy Minnesota Historical Society

Charles and Mary Koski farm in Idington (Angora), St. Louis County.
Charles and Mary Koski farm in Idington (Angora), St. Louis County.
Minnesota Historical Society Photograph Collection 1931-1932


Government:
Angora Township
State Highway 1

Angora, MN 55703
Phone: n/a

Angora Township Offices, Angora Minnesota

Clerk Patty Alt
8950 Highway 53
PO Box 33
Angora, MN 55703
(218) 666-5054
Treasurer Roberta Bush
9285 Sassas Road
Cook, MN 55723
(218) 666-2581
Supervisor/Chair Joanne Bergman
9260 Heino Road
Angora, MN 55703
(218) 741-1174
Supervisor Ken Alt
PO Box 33
Angora, MN 55703
(218) 666-5054
Supervisor Patty Alt
PO Box 33
Angora, MN 55703
(218) 666-5054

Post Office:
Angora Post Office
9165 Highway 53
Angora, MN 55703-8225
Phone: (218) 666-5502
Web: www.usps.gov

US Post Office, Angora Minnesota

Regular Business Hours:
Week Days      
8:00 am - 12:15 pm
                        1:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Saturday          
8:00 am - 10:00 am  
Latest Collection at Post Office:
Week Days            4:30 pm 
Saturday                4:30 pm


News:
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Map:

Street Msp of Angora Minnesota
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Highway Map of the Angora Minnesota area
State Highway Map of the Angora Minnesota area


Events:

none


Attractions:

none


Recreation:
Wolfridge Golf Course
8501 Savage Road
Angora, MN 55703
Phone: (218) 666-5455
Toll Free: (877) 666-0218
Web:
www.wolfridgegolf.com
E-mail:
savtrinc@lcp2.net

Located in the heart of northern Minnesota's Wild North Golf region, Wolfridge Golf Course is unique for its rugged terrain, challenging play and reversible layout. Wolfridge is one of just four reversible golf courses in Minnesota.

Enjoy towering pines, wildlife, more than 30 water hazards and glacial rock outcroppings in a peaceful atmosphere. So quiet, all you can hear are the wolves!

Wolfridge Golf Course, Angora Minnesota


Lakes:
Lake Name Size
(acres)
Lake info Lake Map Rec Map Topo Map
Big Rice n/a
Fourteen 375
Sand 701
Vermilion 40,557

Health Care:
none locally - see Hibbing or Virginia

Schools:   

none


Churches:
St. Paul's Lutheran Church of Alango
9808 Highway 22
Angora, MN 55703-8211
Phone: (218) 666-5050

St. Paul's Lutheran Church of Alango


The Finnish Unitarian Church in Alango Field Township, Angora, Minn., was organized in 1916
(later directories list its organization in 1923, but the 1917/18 Yearbook gives the date 1916).


Media:

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Motels:

none


Resorts:

none


Campgrounds:

none


Businesses:
Art Unlimited
9998 East Lind Road
Angora, MN 55703
Phone: (218) 666-2512
Toll Free: (877) 664-2512
Web:
www.auprogressivedesign.com

Brunner Exteriors Inc
1151 Samuelson Road 
Angora, MN 55703 
Phone: (218) 666-5045 

 
Black Horse Ranch
8423 Hwy 53
Angora, MN 55703
Phone: (218) 749-4695

Country Roads of Minnesota
8547 Highway 53 
Angora, MN 55703 
Phone: (218) 749-6346 
 
Hancock Fabrication Inc
9167 Highway 53
Angora, MN 55703
Phone: (218) 666-5630
Hancock Fabrication, Angora Minnesota

Hardrives Inc
9035 Tee Road 
Angora, MN 55703 
Phone: (218) 666-2684 

 
Heat Process Inc
8241 Highway 53 
Angora, MN 55703
Phone: (218) 741-1510 
 
J.H. Contracting
9028 Tee Road
Angora, MN 55703
Phone:
Web:
www.pickaroon.com

Pickaroons (also called Hookaroons) are used by loggers, mill workers, carpenters, rail workers and other trade workers. Pickaroons simplify moving logs and other large timbers by hand.

KGM Contractors, Inc.
PO Box 7
9211 Highway 53
Angora, MN 55703
Phone: (218) 666-5698
Web: www.kgmcontractors.com

Log Cabin Tavern & Cafe
8571 Highway 53 
Angora, MN 55703 
Phone: (218) 741-4220 
 
Parrk Paving
10388 Graham Road 
Angora, MN 55703 
Phone: (218) 254-2981 
 
Powers of Nature Taxidermy
9006 Highway 1
Angora, MN 55703-8119
Phone: (218) 666-5561
 

Savage Trailers Inc
8501 Savage Road 
Angora, MN 55703 
Phone: (218) 666-5455 

 
Shalem Products
9315 East Goodell Road
Angora, MN 55703
Phone:
Toll Free: (877) 741-1682
Web: www.shalem.com
E-mail: shalem@shalem.com

Sha'lem Ointment is a safe and economical non-steroidal treatment option for a variety of skin disorders. Sha'lem provides quick, soothing relief from the discomfort of sheet and friction burns, urine burns, chapping, chaffing, and dry skin. Sha'lem helps prevent these problems by forming a protective barrier on the skin.

South Switch
8929 Highway 1
Angora, MN 55703-8122
Phone: (218) 666-5411
The South Switch, Angora Minnesota
Sweet Wind Kennel
9998 E Lind Road 
Angora, MN 55703 
Phone: (218) 666-2487 
 
Timberland Truck and Equipment Center
Angora, MN 55703 
Phone: n/a
Timberland Truck and Equipment Center, Angora Minnesota
Wicker Woman / Cathryn Peters
1250 Highway 25
Angora, MN 55703 USA
Phone: (218) 666-6189
Web:
www.wickerwoman.com

Windy Hill Farm
8196 Highway 25
Angora, MN 55703
Phone: (218) 254-3584
Toll Free (866) 955-3584
Web:
www.windy-hill-farm.net 
Email:
windyhill55703@yahoo.com

Weddings - All Town Festivals & Parades
Arts - Crafts Festivals
Horse Drawn Wagon Rides

Wolfridge Golf Course
8501 Savage Road
Angora, MN 55703
Phone: (218) 666-5455
Toll Free: (877) 666-0218
Web:
www.wolfridgegolf.com
E-mail:
savtrinc@lcp2.net

 

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