New Prairie, Minnesota

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New Prairie is a ghost town in New Prairie Township in Pope County, Minnesota, United States. It lies between the cities of Cyrus and Starbuck.

History[edit]

The village of New Prairie had a post office from 1872 until 1883, and again from 1920 until 1946.[1] New Prairie also had a station of the Northern Pacific Railroad.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Upham, Warren (2001). Minnesota Place Names, A Geographical Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition. Saint Paul, Minnesota: Minnesota Historical Society. p. 465. ISBN 0-87351-396-7. 

Coordinates: 45°36′30″N 95°38′30″W / 45.60833°N 95.64167°W / 45.60833; -95.64167