Coin, Minnesota

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Coin, Minnesota
Unincorporated community
Coin, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Coin, Minnesota
Coin, Minnesota
Coin, Minnesota is located in the US
Coin, Minnesota
Coin, Minnesota
Location of the community of Coin
within Brunswick Township, Kanabec County
Coordinates: 45°44′06″N 93°18′24″W / 45.73500°N 93.30667°W / 45.73500; -93.30667Coordinates: 45°44′06″N 93°18′24″W / 45.73500°N 93.30667°W / 45.73500; -93.30667
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Kanabec
Township Brunswick Township
Elevation 971 ft (296 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 55006
Area code(s) 320
GNIS feature ID 654649[1]

Coin is an unincorporated community in Brunswick Township, Kanabec County, Minnesota, United States.

Kanabec County Road 4 (103rd Avenue) and Kanabec County Road 16 (King Road) are two of the main routes in the community. Nearby places include Braham, Mora, Brunswick, Lewis Lake, Stanchfield, and Cranberry Wildlife Management Area.

ZIP codes 55006 (Braham) and 55051 (Mora) meet near Coin.

Stanchfield Brook–Ties Creek flows through the community. State Highway 65 (MN 65) is nearby.

Coin is located in section 35 of Brunswick Township, which earlier had a post office from 1898 to 1904. The name Coin was suggested by Ole E. Olson, the storekeeper and postmaster, during the William Jennings Bryan debate of Free Silver in 1896.[2]

The boundary line between Kanabec and Isanti counties is near Coin.

References[edit]

  • Official State of Minnesota Highway Map – 2013/2014 edition