Browerville, MN


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Browerville is a city in Todd County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 790 at the 2010 census. The current mayor is Michael Aksamit (elected 2006). Browerville was named after Jacob V. Brower (1844–1905), who was a prolific writer of the Upper Midwest region of the United States who championed the location and protection of the utmost headwaters of the Mississippi and Missouri rivers. Brower was born in Michigan and moved to Minnesota. In 1862 he served with Henry Hastings Sibley during wars against the Sioux in Minnesota. After the war he was County Auditor and County Attorney for Todd County, Minnesota.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 69;square miles (1.8 km²), all of it land. The Long Prairie River flows near the city's eastern boundary.
As of the census of 2000, there were 735 people, 318 households, and 181 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,052.5 people per square mile (405.4/km²). There were 337 housing units at an average density of 482.6 per square mile (185.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.23% White, 0.54% Native American, 0.54% Asian, 0.14% from other races, and 0.54% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.95% of the population.