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Benedict Minnesota Community Guide


Location:

Benedict is an unincorporated community located within Lakeport Township, Minnesota.


Population: 
 Lakeport Township 1970 1980 1990 2000 1990-2000 Change
Actual Percent
Population 281 436 548 744 196 35.77
Land Area (sq. mile) 29.70 30.60 29.54 29.54 0.00 0.00
Density (persons per sq. mile) 9.46 14.25 18.55 25.19 6.63 35.76
Housing Units 181 366 456 537 81 17.76
Households -- 151 207 294 87 42.03
Persons Per Household -- 2.89 2.65 2.53 -0.12 -4.43

Geography:

Lakeport Township is a township in Hubbard County, Minnesota. According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 35.4 square miles (91.6 km˛), of which, 29.5 square miles (76.5 km˛) of it is land and 5.8 square miles (15.1 km˛) of it (16.48%) is water.
The elevation is 1,309 ft (399 m) above sea level.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


Demographics:
 
As of the census of 2000, there were 744 people, 294 households, and 221 families residing in the township. The population density was 25.2 people per square mile (9.7/km˛). There were 537 housing units at an average density of 18.2/sq mi (7.0/km˛). The racial makeup of the township was 95.83% White, 1.48% Native American, 0.13% from other races, and 2.55% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.67% of the population.

There were 294 households out of which 31.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.0% were married couples living together, 5.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.8% were non-families. 21.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 2.91.

In the township the population was spread out with 26.3% under the age of 18, 5.9% from 18 to 24, 23.7% from 25 to 44, 28.1% from 45 to 64, and 16.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 100.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.2 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $36,397, and the median income for a family was $41,696. Males had a median income of $28,571 versus $26,750 for females. The per capita income for the township was $17,750. About 6.5% of families and 10.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.3% of those under age 18 and 1.7% of those age 65 or over.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


History:  

BENEDICT, a village in section 35, Lakeport, and Benedict Lake, about two miles distant to the south, were named for a homestead farmer. The village had a station of the Northern Pacific Railroad and has had a post office since 1907.

Courtesy Minnesota Historical Society


Government:
Lakeport Township Hall
160 County Road 39 SW
Laporte, MN 56461
 
Township Chair Karen Keener
31977 County Road 30
Laporte, MN 56461
(218) 224-2253
Township Clerk
 
Marcy Anderson
PO Box 434
Walker, MN 56484
(218) 224-2602
Township Treasurer
 
Lois Buckley
PO Box 117
Laporte, MN 56461
(218) 224-2352
Township Assessor
 
David Johnson
25903 420th Street
Guthrie, MN 56461
(218) 224-2567
Township Supervisor John Miller
36541 Main Horseshoe Road
Laporte, MN 56461
(218) 224-2565
Township Supervisor Charles Troxel
28134 County 93
Laporte, MN 56461
(218) 224-2974

Post Office:
US Post Office
34365 County Road 38
Fort Benedict, MN 56436-1200
Phone: (218) 224-2334
Toll Free:
(800) ASK-USPS
Web: www.usps.com
US Post Office
Regular Business Hours:
Week Days      
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Saturdays        
8:30 am - 12:00 pm 
Latest Collection at Post Office:
Week Days            3:45 pm
Saturday                3:45 pm

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Utilities:
Utility Type Utility Name Utility Phone
Electricity n/a n/a
Natural Gas n/a n/a
Wastewater n/a n/a
Water n/a n/a
Telephone n/a n/a
Cable TV n/a n/a

Major Employers:
Employer Products/Services Employees

n/a



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Minnesota State Highway Map of the Benedict Minnesota area
Minnesota State Highway Map of the Benedict Minnesota area


Events:

none


Attractions:

none


Recreation:
Paul Bunyan Trail


Lakes:
Lake Name Size
(acres)
Lake info Lake Map Rec Map Topo Map
Benedict Lake 440
Garfield Lake 979
Kabekona Lake 2,252
Leech Lake 111,527
Steamboat Lake 1,775

Health Care:

none


Schools:

none


Churches: 

none


Media:

none

 
Motels:

none


Resorts:
Borde Du Lac Lodge
34217 County Road 39
Benedict, MN 56436

Phone:(218) 224-2384
Toll Free: (800) 325-5820
E-mail:
info@bordedulaclodge.com
Pinehurst Lodge Resort
PO Box 40
Benedict, MN 56436
Phone:(218) 224-2577

Campgrounds:
   

Businesses:
A J Glass
Highway 200
Benedict, MN 56436
Phone:(218) 224-3199
Anderson Brothers
Benedict, MN 56436
Phone:(218) 224-2912
 
Borde Du Lac Lodge
34217 County Road 39
Benedict, MN 56436

Phone:(218) 224-2384
Toll Free: (800) 325-5820
E-mail:
info@bordedulaclodge.com
E-Con-Placer
32811 344th Street
Benedict, MN 56436
(218) 224-3813
 
Fort Benedict
Benedict, MN 56436
Phone: n/a
G & M Archery
32313 Mississippi Road
Benedict, MN 56436
Phone: (218) 224-3263
Web: www.gmarchery.net

G & M Archery of Benedict, MN offers archery supplies and equipment. We offer top quality products for your archery needs. Along with our great archery products, we provide you friendly and warm customer service.  Accessories – arm guards, broadheads Arrows – Beman, Easton, Vapor Books Bows – Chek-Mate, Kabekona River, Kota Bows left hand – Chek-Mate LH DVDs Inserts / points – Axis / MFX / Vapor / ICS / Gold Tip Knives - Ricke

G & M Archery, Benedict Minnesota
Horseshoe Lake Soft Water
PO Box 21
Benedict, MN 56436
Phone: (218) 224-2763
 
Kountry Korner Crafts & Gifts
Highway 200 And County Road 31
Benedict, MN 56436
Phone: (218) 224-3533
 
Lindy's Plumbing
Benedict, MN 56436
Phone: (218) 224-2274
Pinehurst Lodge Resort
PO Box 40
Benedict, MN 56436
Phone: (218) 224-2577
 
Shot Caller Towing
PO Box 61
Benedict, MN 56436
Phone: (218) 820-5762
 

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