Minnesota State Highway 219

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Trunk Highway 219 marker

Trunk Highway 219
Route information
Defined by MS § 161.115(150)
Maintained by Mn/DOT
Length: 15.331 mi[2] (24.673 km)
Existed: July 1, 1949[1] – present
Major junctions
South end: MN-1.svg MN 1 near Goodridge
North end: MN-89.svg MN 89 near Grygla
Location
Counties: Pennington, Marshall
Highway system
  • Minnesota Trunk Highways
US 218 MN 220

Minnesota State Highway 219 is a highway in northwest Minnesota, which runs from its intersection with State Highway 1 near Goodridge and continues north to its northern terminus at its intersection with State Highway 89 near Grygla.

Highway 219 is 15 miles (24 km) in length and passes through the communities of Goodridge Township, Goodridge, Moylan Township, and Eckvoll Township.

Route description[edit]

Highway 219 serves as a north–south route between Goodridge and State Highway 89. Highway 89 continues north to the city of Roseau.

Agassiz National Wildlife Refuge is located west of the junction of Highway 219 and County Road 7 in Marshall County. The nearby refuge surrounds Mud Lake on County Road 7.

The route is legally defined as Route 219 in the Minnesota Statutes.[3]

History[edit]

Highway 219 was authorized on July 1, 1949.[1]

The short section between Highway 1 and Goodridge was paved in 1950.[4][5] The remainder of the route was paved in 1954 or 1955.[6][7]

Major intersections[edit]

County Location Mile[2] km Destinations Notes
Pennington Goodridge Township 0.000 0.000 MN 1, County 24 south
1.007 1.621 CR 63
1.992 3.206 CR 64 west, County 9 east
2.983 4.801 CR 65
Marshall Moylan Township 5.067 8.155 CR 2 west
7.014 11.288 CR 129 west, CR 2 east
Eckvoll Township 12.097 19.468 CR 7
15.401 24.786 MN 89
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Chapter 663-H.F. No. 1792", Session Laws of Minnesota for 1949 (Earl L. Berg, Commissioner of Administration): 1177–1185 
  2. ^ a b "Trunk Highway Log Point Listing - Construction District 2" (PDF). Minnesota Department of Transportation. August 23, 2010. Retrieved December 11, 2010. 
  3. ^ "161.115, Additional Trunk Highways". Minnesota Statutes. Office of the Revisor of Statutes, State of Minnesota. 2010. Retrieved December 11, 2010. 
  4. ^ Minnesota Highway Department (January 1, 1950). Minnesota 1950 Official State Highway Map (Map). Section D5. http://reflections.mndigital.org/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/mdt&CISOPTR=1291&REC=10.
  5. ^ Minnesota Department of Highways (January 1, 1951). 1951 Official Road Map of Minnesota (Map). Cartography by The H.M. Gousha Company. Section D5. http://reflections.mndigital.org/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/mdt&CISOPTR=1174&REC=11.
  6. ^ Minnesota Department of Highways (January 1, 1954). 1954 Official Road Map of Minnesota (Map). Cartography by The H.M. Gousha Company. Section D4-D5. http://reflections.mndigital.org/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/mdt&CISOPTR=1183&REC=15.
  7. ^ Minnesota Department of Highways (1956). 1956 Official Road Map of Minnesota (Map). Cartography by The H.M. Gousha Company. Section D4-D5. http://reflections.mndigital.org/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/mdt&CISOPTR=1186&REC=16.

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