Angora, Minnesota

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Angora, Minnesota
Angora, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Angora, Minnesota
Angora, Minnesota
Location of the community of Angora
within Angora Township, Saint Louis County
Angora, Minnesota is located in the United States
Angora, Minnesota
Angora, Minnesota
Angora, Minnesota (the United States)
Coordinates: 47°46′30″N 92°38′03″W / 47.77500°N 92.63417°W / 47.77500; -92.63417Coordinates: 47°46′30″N 92°38′03″W / 47.77500°N 92.63417°W / 47.77500; -92.63417
CountryUnited States
StateMinnesota
CountySaint Louis
TownshipAngora Township
Elevation
1,352 ft (412 m)
Population
 • Total40
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
55703
Area code(s)218
GNIS feature ID660660[1]

Angora is an unincorporated community in Angora Township, Saint Louis County, Minnesota, United States.

The community is located 6 miles south of Cook at the intersection of State Highway 1 (MN 1) and Saint Louis County Road 430 (Burghardt Road). U.S. Highway 53 is nearby.

County Road 952 (Tee Road) is also in the area. The unincorporated community of Angora is located within Angora Township (population 249).

The communities of Sherman Corner and Idington are also nearby.

The Rice River, a tributary of the Little Fork River, flows through the community.

A post office called Angora has been in operation since 1903.[2] The community was named after Angora, in Turkey.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Angora, Minnesota". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ "St. Louis County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 7 August 2015.
  3. ^ Upham, Warren (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 477.
  • Rand McNally Road Atlas – 2007 edition – Minnesota entry
  • Official State of Minnesota Highway Map – 2011/2012 edition