Lax Lake, Minnesota

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Lax Lake, Minnesota
Unincorporated community
Lax Lake, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Lax Lake, Minnesota
Lax Lake, Minnesota
Lax Lake, Minnesota is located in the US
Lax Lake, Minnesota
Lax Lake, Minnesota
Location of the community of Lax Lake
within Beaver Bay Township, Lake County
Coordinates: 47°20′39″N 91°18′32″W / 47.34417°N 91.30889°W / 47.34417; -91.30889Coordinates: 47°20′39″N 91°18′32″W / 47.34417°N 91.30889°W / 47.34417; -91.30889
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Lake
Elevation 1,283 ft (391 m)
Population
 • Total 20
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 55614
Area code(s) 218
GNIS feature ID 656969[1]

Lax Lake is an unincorporated community in Beaver Bay Township, Lake County, Minnesota, United States.

The community is located north of Beaver Bay and Silver Bay on Lax Lake Road (Lake County Road 31/Lake County Road 4).

Lax Lake is located 32 miles northeast of the city of Two Harbors. Tettegouche State Park is nearby.

History[edit]

A post office called Lax Lake was established in 1913, and remained in operation until 1915.[2] The community was named for nearby Lax Lake.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lax Lake, Minnesota". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ "Lake County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 17 July 2015. 
  3. ^ Warren Upham (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 294. 
  • Rand McNally Road Atlas – 2007 edition – Minnesota entry
  • Official State of Minnesota Highway Map – 2011/2012 edition