Etter, Minnesota

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Etter, Minnesota
Unincorporated community
Etter, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Etter, Minnesota
Etter, Minnesota
Location of the community of Etter
within Ravenna Township, Dakota County
Etter, Minnesota is located in the US
Etter, Minnesota
Etter, Minnesota
Etter, Minnesota (the US)
Coordinates: 44°39′42″N 92°44′38″W / 44.66167°N 92.74389°W / 44.66167; -92.74389Coordinates: 44°39′42″N 92°44′38″W / 44.66167°N 92.74389°W / 44.66167; -92.74389
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Dakota County
Township Ravenna Township
Elevation 699 ft (213 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code 55033
Area code(s) 651
GNIS feature ID 656173[1]

Etter is an unincorporated community in Ravenna Township, Dakota County, Minnesota, United States, near Hastings and Welch. It is along 200th Street East (County Road 68) near Ravenna Trail (County Road 54). State Highway 316 (MN 316) is nearby.

A post office called Etter was established in 1871, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1927.[2] The community was named for Alexander Etter, a storekeeper.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Etter, Minnesota". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ "Dakota County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 10 May 2015. 
  3. ^ Upham, Warren (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 167.