Viola Township is a township located in Olmsted County, Minnesota. As of the 2000 census, the township had a total population of 555.
It includes the small town center of Viola, which is noted as the site of the Viola Gopher Count. Held on the third Thursday in June nearly 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.
Web Sites and Links
Missionary AmbassadorsMailing service dedicated to sending out prayer letters for missionaries.
NOAA Weather RadioWXK-41, from a tower in Viola, broadcasts weather information 24 hours a day for Rochester, southeast Minnesota, and Buffalo County (Wisconsin).
Viola Topographic MapShows land features as well as roads. Also a small map indicating where Viola is situated in the state of Minnesota.