445 Town Hall Rd NW
Bemidji, MN  56601

Phone: 218-751-4989
Fax: 218-444-5374

Northern Township is located directly north of the City of Bemidji in northern Minnesota. The township surrounds a large portion of beautiful Lake Bemidji and the 2011 census reported 4,782 people residing in it. A new town hall was built in 1990 at 445 Town Hall Road NW and is available for functions at a nominal rental fee.

The Evergreen Cemetery is located on Irvine Ave. northwest of the Northern Town Hall. A recent expansion offers many plots available for purchase.

Northern Township, along with Bemidji Township and the City of Bemidji, have agreed to a unified planning and regulatory process for their entire 72 square mile area. It includes an orderly annexation agreement staged in three phases over 15 years, and the implementation of the Greater Bemidji Area Zoning & Subdivision Ordinance. Township residents are also provided services which include maintenance of 55 miles of roads, fire protection, animal control, a water district, and a sewer district.

The Northern Township Board consists of five 'at large' members, who are elected in even-numbered years with the general election in November. The Board meets regularly on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month at 6:00 p.m., with guests welcome. Office hours of the Northern Township Clerk/Administrator are each weekday from 8:00 - noon and 1:00 - 3:00 p.m., and the Land Use Administrator can be contacted at the Greater Bemidji Area Joint Planning Office located in City Hall at 317 4th St. NW or (218)759-3579.

Northern Township is part of the Greater Bemidji Area Joint Planning Board

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