Cannon City, Minnesota

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Cannon City, Minnesota
Cannon City, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Cannon City, Minnesota
Cannon City, Minnesota
Location of the community of Cannon City
within Cannon City Township, Rice County
Cannon City, Minnesota is located in the US
Cannon City, Minnesota
Cannon City, Minnesota
Cannon City, Minnesota (the US)
Coordinates: 44°19′45″N 93°12′41″W / 44.32917°N 93.21139°W / 44.32917; -93.21139Coordinates: 44°19′45″N 93°12′41″W / 44.32917°N 93.21139°W / 44.32917; -93.21139
CountryUnited States
StateMinnesota
CountyRice County
TownshipCannon City Township
Elevation
1,204 ft (367 m)
Population
 • Total110
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
55021
Area code(s)507
GNIS feature ID640869[1]

Cannon City is an unincorporated community in Cannon City Township, Rice County, Minnesota, United States, five miles northeast of Faribault.

The community is located at the junction of Rice County Road 20 (Cannon City Boulevard) and Crystal Lake Trail.

Cannon City was platted in 1855, and named after the nearby Cannon River.[2]

The community of Cannon City was the model for Metropolisville in the novel The Mystery of Metropolisville by Edward Eggleston.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cannon City, Minnesota". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ Upham, Warren (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 461.
  3. ^ The Western Christian Advocate. C. Holliday and J.F. Wright. 1902. p. 38.