Lida Township

Lida Township, organized March 19, 1879, bears the name of its largest lake, which probably commemorates the wife or daughter of a pioneer settler, or of the government surveyor of the sections in this township. On the early state maps published in 1860-70, Lake Lida is incorrectly outlined and named Lake Anna; but is rightly mapped, with the present name, in the first Atlas of Minnesota, 1874.

Source: The Book “Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance” Volume 17 – 1920 By Warren Upham”

Lida Township has the unique distinction of having more water surface area than any other township in Otter Tail County. (44% of the township is water)

 

 

About The Area

Population: 757
Area: 35.52668
Major Lakes: Crystal, Lizzie, Lida
Minor Civil Division: 2711136980
Township and Range: T 136N - R 42W

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Commissioner District: District 2
Cities in this Township:
No locations listed

Plat Books Last Updated: May 2016

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