Mallard, Minnesota

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Mallard is an abandoned townsite in sections 5 and 8 of Itasca Township in Clearwater County, Minnesota, United States.[1] The nearest community is Rice Lake, to the northwest.


The village of Mallard took its name from nearby Mallard Lake and was incorporated on December 30, 1902.[2] Mallard had a post office from 1902 until 1924.[3]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Mallard (historical)
  2. ^ Upham, Warren (2001). Minnesota Place Names, A Geographical Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition. Saint Paul, Minnesota: Minnesota Historical Society. p. 128. ISBN 0-87351-396-7. 
  3. ^ "Clearwater County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 21 April 2015. 

Coordinates: 47°18′40″N 95°16′01″W / 47.31111°N 95.26694°W / 47.31111; -95.26694