Manley, Minnesota

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Manley was the name of a community in sections 35-36 of Beaver Creek Township in Rock County, Minnesota, United States.[1]


Manley is located one mile south of Interstate 90 on Rock County road CR-17 (which is an extension of Minnesota State Highway 23), and one mile east of Valley Springs, South Dakota.


The town of Manley was platted in October 1889 and had a post office from 1890 until 1914.[2] Manley was named for W. P. Manley, cashier of the Security National Bank in Sioux City, Iowa, and a stockholder of the Sioux City and Northern Railway.[3] Today, all that remains of the town is a service station and a railroad junction named after the town.


  1. ^ GNIS Data on Manley, Minnesota
  2. ^ GNIS Data on Manley Post Office
  3. ^ Upham, Warren (2001). Minnesota Place Names, A Geographical Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition. Saint Paul, Minnesota: Minnesota Historical Society. pp. pp. 123. ISBN 0-87351-396-7. 

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Coordinates: 43°35′25″N 96°25′52″W / 43.59028°N 96.43111°W / 43.59028; -96.43111