Buyck, Minnesota

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Buyck, Minnesota
Buyck, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Buyck, Minnesota
Buyck, Minnesota
Location of the community of Buyck
within Portage Township, Saint Louis County
Buyck, Minnesota is located in the United States
Buyck, Minnesota
Buyck, Minnesota
Buyck, Minnesota (the United States)
Coordinates: 48°07′19″N 92°31′25″W / 48.12194°N 92.52361°W / 48.12194; -92.52361Coordinates: 48°07′19″N 92°31′25″W / 48.12194°N 92.52361°W / 48.12194; -92.52361
CountryUnited States
CountySaint Louis
TownshipPortage Township
1,220 ft (370 m)
 • Total10
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)218
GNIS feature ID660925[1]
Buyck's signpost shows that the correct pronunciation of "Buyck" is how one says "bike."

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

The community is located 16 miles east of Orr at the junction of Saint Louis County Road 23 (Orr–Buyck Road) and County Road 24 (Crane Lake Road). Buyck is also located 34 miles northeast of Cook.

Buyck is located on the edge of the Kabetogama State Forest. The Vermilion River flows through the community.

A post office called Buyck was established in 1913, and remained in operation until 1963.[2] The community was named for Charles Buyck, an early settler and afterward county official.[3]


  1. ^ "Buyck, Minnesota". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ "St. Louis County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 15 January 2016. Retrieved 7 August 2015.
  3. ^ Upham, Warren (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 478.
  • Rand McNally Road Atlas – 2007 edition – Minnesota entry
  • Official State of Minnesota Highway Map – 2011/2012 edition