Place:Viola (township), Olmsted, Minnesota, United States

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NameViola (township)
Alt namesViola Township
Violasource: WeRelate abbreviation
TypeTownship
Located inOlmsted, Minnesota, United States
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Viola Township is a township in Olmsted County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 555 at the 2000 census.

It includes the small town center of Viola, which is noted as the site of the Gopher Count. Held on the third Thursday in June every year since 1874, it is believed to be the longest-running annual community festival in Minnesota. It draws hundreds of people from nearby cities and farms alike.

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