Notices for Marshan Township


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Upcoming Meetings


Nov 15, 2022, Board Meeting 7 pm

Dec 6, 2022, Planning Commission 7 pm

Dec 20, 2022, Board Meeting 7 pm


A Humble Community South of Hastings, MN

Located in eastern Dakota County, MN, Marshan Township was named after Michael Marsh and his wife, Ann. Marsh platted and owned Marshan City, where he served as postmaster until it was abandoned in the late 1850s.

Community Overview

Marshan Township covers 34.5 square miles, and was home to 1,263 residents according to the 2000 U.S. census. Our community’s estimated median household income in 2009 was $69,891, which was considerably higher than the Minnesota average of $55,616. The estimated median house or condo value in 2009 was $331,979, which compares to the state's average of $200,400.


Although our township is mostly rural, it does have two popular golf courses, Bellwood Oaks and Hidden Greens and Steve and Sylvia Bauer's famous Little Log House settlement that includes a number of restored historic buildings and an impressive replica of the world-famous Hastings Spiral Bridge.

Mailbox Theft Notice

There have been numerous mail box thefts in our neighboring townships. To avoid identity theft, Marshan Township residents should pick up their mail as soon as possible, or consider obtaining locked mail boxes.

Home Break-In Attention

A few homes in Marshan Township recently have been burglarized. Residents are urged to be on the lookout for suspicious activity and, if they see it, should immediately call at 911.

Contact Us

For any inquiries or concerns about our township, please reach out to us today. We’ll get back to you shortly.