Munson Township

Century Farms in Munson Township

Monthly Township
Board Meetings

Township Board Meetings are held the third Monday of each month at 8:00 PM at the Munson Town Hall located at 23857 County Road 23, Richmond. If a federal holiday falls on the third Monday, the meeting will be held on the third Tuesday of the month at 8:00 PM. If you would like to address the board on an issue, please call the clerk at 597-3068, or email, to be placed on the agenda.
Office hours, by phone,  weekdays from 9:00-5:00.
The Munson Township Mailing Address:
Munson Township
P O Box 505
23857 County Road 23
Richmond, MN 56368

​The monthly town board meeting on May 18, 2020 @ 8 PM,  will be held at the town hall at 23857 County Road 23 in Richmond as usual. We will be using social distancing by staying 6 feet apart and wearing masks.Let's keep everyone safe!

Munson Township Notice

​Due to the Peacetime Emergency declared by Governor Walz under Minnesota Statutes Chapter 12, the Health Pandemic that is COVID-19 as labeled by the Center for Disease Control, and the stay-at-home order as declared by Minnesota Executive Order 20-20, the following meeting shall be conducted entirely through teleconferencing. If the public wishes to participate in the Monthly Town Board Meeting on April 20, 2020 @ 8 PM the public should submit by email or voice-mail in advance or provide comments during the conference call. At the time of the meeting, the public may use a telephone line to dial the number 701-802-5449 and enter access code 394688 followed by the pound (#) key. Submitted by, Boni Behnen, Clerk

​​Our History

Munson Township lies in the south-central part of the county, and has an area of 23,040 acres. The surface is chiefly rolling prairie, but the meandering Sauk River adds a number of small lakes and some larger bodies of water, namely Big Lake and the Horseshoe Chain of Lakes.

According to the United Census Bureau, Munson Township has a total of 37.6 square miles, or which 34.6 square miles of it is land and 3.0 square miles of it is water. The elevation is 1,089 ft.

According to the 2010 census, there was a population of 1466 individuals living in Munson Township, comprising 563 households residing in the township.

Driving through the township you will find a number of hobby farms with horses, small farm animals, plus elk and buffalo farms too. You will also see the traditional mix of full-time farmers and some residents who enjoy living on lakeshore.

Come and enjoy the beauty of this township! 

Munson Township was organized in May of 1859. Learn more about Munson Township at this website. You can also find information regarding graves in local cemeteries at this site.


For information on town hall rental, please call Lynn Burg, Home 320-597-3335 or email at