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Silver Creek Minnesota Community Guide


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Population: 
 Silver Creek (township) 1970 1980 1990 2000 2008
(est)
1990-2000 Change
Actual Percent
Population 923 1,175 1,097 1,178 1,195 81 7.38
Land Area (sq. mile) 298.7 294.6 294.9 294.8 -- -0.03 -0.01
Density (persons per sq. mile) 3.09 3.99 3.72 4.00 -- 0.28 7.40
Housing Units 475 682 904 984 -- 80 8.85
Households -- 419 429 488 517 59 13.75
Persons Per Household -- 2.80 2.56 2.41 2.31 -0.15 -5.75

Geography:

Silver Creek Township is a township in Lake County, Minnesota. Minnesota State Highway 61 serves as a main arterial route in the township. According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 296.6 square miles (768.3 kmē), of which, 294.8 square miles (763.6 kmē) of it is land and 1.8 square miles (4.7 kmē) of it (0.61%) is water. The elevation is 1,512 ft (461 m) above sea level.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


Demographics:
 
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,178 people, 488 households, and 368 families residing in the township. The population density was 4.0 people per square mile (1.5/kmē). There were 984 housing units at an average density of 3.3/sq mi (1.3/kmē). The racial makeup of the township was 97.88% White, 0.25% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 0.17% from other races, and 1.53% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.25% of the population.

There were 488 households out of which 26.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.8% were married couples living together, 3.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.4% were non-families. 21.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 2.80.

In the township the population was spread out with 21.4% under the age of 18, 5.9% from 18 to 24, 24.4% from 25 to 44, 32.4% from 45 to 64, and 15.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 107.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.2 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $45,662, and the median income for a family was $49,808. Males had a median income of $35,313 versus $22,500 for females. The per capita income for the township was $20,522. About 1.7% of families and 3.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 7.4% of those age 65 or over.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


History:  

SILVER CREEK Township, organized May 3, 1905, received the name of a creek flowing into Lake Superior four miles northeast of Two Harbors, translated from the Ojibwe name. The village in section 34 (T. 54N, R. 10W) was begun about 1890 by Henry Clark at what was known first as Clark or Clark's Crossing in section 10, which had a station of the Duluth and Northern Minnesota Railroad in section 21.

Courtesy Minnesota Historical Society


Government:
Town of Silver Creek
1924 Town Road
Two Harbor, MN 55616
Phone:  (218) 834-5255

 

Title Term Ends Name and Address Phone
Clerk 12/31/2010 Wendy S. Langanki
1924 Town Road
Two Harbors, MN 55616
(218) 834-5255
Treasurer 12/31/2011 Darren Williams
1849 Red Maple Lane
Two Harbors, MN 55616
n/a
Supervisor 12/31/2012 Judy Fleischer
2759 Clark Road
Two Harbors, MN 55616
n/a
Supervisor 12/31/2011 Gregory A Hull
PO Box 251
Two Harbors, MN 55616
n/a
Supervisor 12/31/2010 Mike Hoops
2734 Highway 61
Two Harbors, MN 55616
n/a

Post Office:   Silver Creek is served by the Two Harbors Post Office:
US Post Office
106 Waterfront Drive
Two Harbors, MN 55616-7000
Phone: (218) 834-3430
Fax: (218) 834-7154
Toll Free: (800) ASK-USPS
Web:
www.usps.com
US Post Office
Regular Business Hours:
Week Days      
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday           9:00 am - 11:00 am
 
Latest Collection at Post Office:
Week Days            5:00 pm
Saturday                3:45 pm


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

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Minnesota State Highway Map of the Silver Creek Minnesota area
Minnesota State Highway Map of the Silver Creek Minnesota area


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Sawmill, Silver Creek, 1890. Courtesy Minnesota Historical Society


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