Cloverton, Minnesota

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Cloverton, Minnesota
Unincorporated community
Cloverton, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Cloverton, Minnesota
Cloverton, Minnesota
Location of the community of Cloverton
within New Dosey Township, Pine County
Coordinates: 46°10′05″N 92°19′11″W / 46.16806°N 92.31972°W / 46.16806; -92.31972Coordinates: 46°10′05″N 92°19′11″W / 46.16806°N 92.31972°W / 46.16806; -92.31972
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Pine
Township New Dosey Township
Elevation 1,093 ft (333 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 55072
Area code(s) 320
GNIS feature ID 641361[1]

Cloverton is an unincorporated community in New Dosey Township, Pine County, Minnesota, United States.

The community is located east of Sandstone; at the junction of Cloverton Road (Pine County 31) and Rutabaga Road (County 32). The Gandy Dancer Trail passes through Cloverton. Hay Creek and the Upper Tamarack River are both nearby.

Cloverton is located near the Minnesota–Wisconsin state line. Nearby places in Minnesota include Markville, Kingsdale, and Duxbury. Nearby places in Wisconsin include Cozy Corner, Dairyland, and Danbury.

Cloverton is located 28 miles east of Sandstone; and 23 miles east of Askov. Cloverton is 4 miles west of Cozy Corner, WI; and 9 miles west–southwest of Dairyland, WI. Douglas County Road T is nearby.

The Nemadji State Forest and the Saint Croix State Forest are both nearby.

Cloverton is 32 miles northeast of Cloverdale; and 18 miles north of Danbury, WI.[2]

The community is located within ZIP code 55072 based in Sandstone.

History[edit]

Cloverton was named for wild clover in the area or for the Red Clover Land Company, a major landowner in the township in 1916. The Soo Line Railroad opened in the community in 1911. A post office operated in Cloverton from 1912 until 1972.[3]

References[edit]

  • Rand McNally Road Atlas – 2007 edition – Minnesota entry
  • Official State of Minnesota Highway Map – 2011/2012 edition