Munson Township

Century Farms in Munson Township

 Free Private Well Nitrate and Chloride Well Screening Event on September 9th from 2 to 7 PM at the St. Joseph Township Hall. A friendly reminder to those that have not completed our quick survey to please do so by Friday, August 6th.  The details and survey link is below.


​Info letter

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

Our next monthly town board meeting will be held Monday, September 20, 2021 at 8:00 PM at the town hall located at 23857 County Road 23 in Richmond. ​ 

​​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

Matt Burg is no longer employed as pound master for Munson Township. Animal complaints are now being handled by the Stearns County Sheriff's Office. 320-251-4240