Margie, Minnesota

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Margie, Minnesota
Margie is located in Minnesota
Margie is located in the United States
Coordinates: 48°05′43″N 93°56′24″W / 48.09528°N 93.94000°W / 48.09528; -93.94000Coordinates: 48°05′43″N 93°56′24″W / 48.09528°N 93.94000°W / 48.09528; -93.94000
CountryUnited States
1,273 ft (388 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)218
GNIS feature ID647519[1]

Margie is an unincorporated community in Koochiching County, Minnesota, United States; located near Big Falls.

The community is located between Northome and Big Falls on U.S. Highway 71. Margie has a post office with ZIP code 56658.[2]

Dinner Creek flows through the community. Margie is located within the Pine Island State Forest.


Margie is located near the boundary line between South Koochiching Unorganized Territory and Northwest Koochiching Unorganized Territory.

Nearby places include Big Falls, Northome, and Mizpah.

Margie is located 9 miles southwest of Big Falls; and 22 miles northeast of Northome. Margie is 29 miles southwest of Littlefork; and 48 miles southwest of International Falls.


Margie was a station of the Northern Pacific Railroad. A post office was established in November 1903, and named for the daughter of postmaster Westley Horton, the post office being located in their store. It was located at a site on high land between two swamps. There were several stores and a sawmill. The original post office operated until 1985.


  1. ^ "Margie, Minnesota". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ ZIP Code Lookup Archived 2012-08-05 at the Wayback Machine
  • Rand McNally Road Atlas – 2007 edition – Minnesota entry
  • Official State of Minnesota Highway Map – 2011/2012 edition
  • Mn/DOT map of Koochiching County – Sheet 1 – 2011 edition