Little Marais, Minnesota
|Little Marais, Minnesota|
within Lake County
|Elevation||640 ft (200 m)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||646849|
The community was originally known as Philips Trading Post.
Little Marais is located within Lake No. 1 Unorganized Territory of Lake County.
A post office called Little Marais was established in 1905, and remained in operation until 1964. Little Marais is a name derived from French meaning "little marsh" Some say it means in Pigeon French "little harbor".
- "Little Marais, Minnesota". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
- "Lake County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 17 July 2015.
- Warren Upham (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 294.
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