Merrifield, Minnesota

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Merrifield, Minnesota
Census-designated place (CDP) and Unincorporated community
Merrifield, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Merrifield, Minnesota
Merrifield, Minnesota
Location of the community of Merrifield
within Lake Edward Township, Crow Wing County
Coordinates: 46°27′54″N 94°10′22″W / 46.46500°N 94.17278°W / 46.46500; -94.17278Coordinates: 46°27′54″N 94°10′22″W / 46.46500°N 94.17278°W / 46.46500; -94.17278
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Crow Wing
Township Lake Edward Township
Area[1]
 • Total 0.543 sq mi (1.41 km2)
 • Land 0.543 sq mi (1.41 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,220 ft (370 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 140
 • Density 260/sq mi (100/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 56465
Area code(s) 218
GNIS feature ID 647778[3]

Merrifield is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Lake Edward Township, Crow Wing County, Minnesota, United States, near Brainerd. It is along Crow Wing County Road 3 near County Road 127. Its population was 140 as of the 2010 census.[2]

History[edit]

A post office called Merrifield has been in operation since 1899.[4] The community was named for the original owner of the town site.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-05-14. 
  3. ^ "Merrifield, Minnesota". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  4. ^ "Crow Wing County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 10 May 2015. 
  5. ^ Warren Upham (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 158.