Erie, Minnesota

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Erie is a small unincorporated community in Pennington County, Minnesota, United States. The community was home to local businesses until the late 20th century with the closing of its last store, Sjulstad Store.

A post office called Erie was established in 1905, and remained in operation until 1938.[1] The community was named after Erie, Pennsylvania.[2]

Coordinates: 48°04′13″N 95°43′19″W / 48.0702386°N 95.7219580°W / 48.0702386; -95.7219580[3]


  1. ^ "Pennington County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 29 July 2015. 
  2. ^ Upham, Warren (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 406. 
  3. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Erie