Minnesota State Highway 227

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Trunk Highway 227 marker

Trunk Highway 227
Route information
Defined by MS § 161.115(158)
Maintained by Mn/DOT
Length: 10.680 mi[2] (17.188 km)
Existed: July 1, 1949[1] – 2012[3]
Major junctions
West end: US 71.svg U.S. 71 at Sebeka
East end: County 14.png CR 14 at Nimrod
Location
Counties: Wadena
Highway system
  • Minnesota Trunk Highways
MN 226 MN 228

Minnesota State Highway 227 (MN 227) was a highway in north-central Minnesota, which ran from its intersection with U.S. Highway 71 and Wadena County Road 8 in Sebeka and continued east to its eastern terminus at its intersection with Wadena County Roads 12 and 14 in Nimrod near the Crow Wing River. The route was decommissioned in 2012 and it became an extension of Wadena County Road 12.

Highway 227 was 11 miles (18 km) in length.

Route description[edit]

Highway 227 served as an east–west route between Sebeka and Nimrod in north-central Minnesota.

Highway 227 was also known as Minnesota Avenue in Sebeka.

The route crossed the Redeye River.

The route was legally defined as Route 227 in the Minnesota Statutes.[4]

History[edit]

Highway 227 was authorized on July 1, 1949.[1]

The western half of the route was paved when it was marked.[5] The remainder was paved in 1952.[6][7]

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in Wadena County.

Location mi[2] km Destinations Notes
Sebeka 0.000 0.000 US 71
0.288 0.463 CR 52 (Jefferson Avenue)
Meadow Township 3.726 5.996 CR 23 north
North Germany Township 4.023 6.474 CR 23 south
Nimrod 10.107 16.266 CR 26
10.650 17.140 CR 12
10.670 17.172 CR 14
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Chapter 663-H.F. No. 1792", Session Laws of Minnesota for 1949, Earl L. Berg, Commissioner of Administration, pp. 1177–1185 
  2. ^ a b "Trunk Highway Log Point Listing - Construction District 3" (PDF). Minnesota Department of Transportation. August 23, 2010. Retrieved December 15, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Removal of Minnesota State Route 227". 
  4. ^ "161.115, Additional Trunk Highways". Minnesota Statutes. Office of the Revisor of Statutes, State of Minnesota. 2010. Retrieved December 15, 2010. 
  5. ^ Minnesota 1950 Official Highway Map (Map). Minnesota Department of Highways. January 1, 1950. § G11. Retrieved December 15, 2010. 
  6. ^ 1952 Official Road Map of Minnesota (Map). Cartography by The H.M. Gousha Company. Minnesota Department of Highways. January 1, 1952. § G11. Retrieved December 15, 2010. 
  7. ^ 1953 Official Road Map of Minnesota (Map). Cartography by The H.M. Gousha Company. Minnesota Department of Highways. January 1, 1953. § G11. Retrieved December 15, 2010. 

External links[edit]

Route map: Bing / Google

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