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County Information

Founded February 18, 1870
Named for Henry Adoniram Swift, Governor of Minnesota in 1863.
Seat Benson
Largest city Benson

Agriculture has been and still is the main industry in Swift County

Townships

Cities

Appleton Township
Benson Township
Camp Lake Township
Cashel Township
Clontarf Township
Dublin Township
Edison Township
Fairfield Township
Hayes Township
Hegbert Township

Kerkhoven Township
Kildare Township
Marysland Township
Moyer Township
Pillsbury Township
Shible Township
Six Mile Grove Township
Swenoda Township
Tara Township
Torning Township
West Bank Township

Appleton

Benson
Clontarf
Danvers
De Graff
Holloway
Kerkhoven
Murdock


Online Data

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Census

Church Histories / Records

Death Records

Family Bibles

Miscellaneous Data

School Records

Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates:

MARCH 2015
OBITS: Martin W. Nelsen submitted by Mary Nelsen
OBITS: August Buchholz, F. P. Twichell, Hoon Daughter
NEWS-VISIT: L. Johnson, O. R. Olson, Ole Hustad, Josie Grindheim
MARRIAGES: Switzer-Sneider, Hanson-Johnson

SEPTEMBER 2014
TOWNSHIPS: Appleton Township

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Kandiyohi County (east)
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