Minnesota State Highway 271

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Trunk Highway 271 marker

Trunk Highway 271
Route information
Defined by MS § 161.115(202)
Maintained by Mn/DOT
Length: 8.591 mi (13.826 km)
Existed: July 1, 1949[1] – present
Major junctions
South end: MN 19 at Hendricks Township, near Hendricks
North end: SD 28 at the Minnesota — South Dakota state line
Location
Counties: Lincoln County
Highway system
  • Minnesota Trunk Highways
MN 270 MN 274

Minnesota State Highway 271 (MN 271) is a highway in southwest Minnesota, which runs from its intersection with State Highway 19 in Hendricks Township and continues north and west to its terminus at the South Dakota state line, where the roadway becomes South Dakota Highway 28.

The route is 8.6 miles (13.8 km) in length.

Route description[edit]

Highway 271 serves as a north–south route in southwest Minnesota between State Highway 19, the city of Hendricks, and the South Dakota state line near the towns of Astoria, SD and Toronto, SD.

Highway 271 is also known as Division Street in Hendricks.

Near its northern terminus, Highway 271 turns west, and the roadway becomes South Dakota Highway 28 upon crossing the state line.

The route is legally defined as Route 271 in the Minnesota Statutes.[2]

History[edit]

Highway 271 was authorized on July 1, 1949.[1]

The route was paved at the time it was marked except for the short east-west section,[3] which was paved in the mid-1950s.[4][5]

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in Lincoln County.

Location mi km Destinations Notes
Hendricks Township 0.000 0.000 MN 19
2.030 3.267 CR 14
Hendricks 3.236 5.208 CR 17 east (Railroad Street)
3.422 5.507 CR 17 west (Garfield Street)
Hendricks Township 5.462 8.790 CR 1
Hansonville Township 8.689 13.984 CR 19
8.719 14.032 SD 28 Continuation beyond South Dakota state line
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. ^ "161.115, Additional Trunk Highways". Minnesota Statutes. Office of the Revisor of Statutes, State of Minnesota. 2010. Retrieved January 23, 2011. 
  3. ^ Minnesota 1950 Official Highway Map (Map). Minnesota Department of Highways. January 1, 1950. § B19-B20. Retrieved January 23, 2011. 
  4. ^ 1954 Official Road Map of Minnesota (Map). Cartography by The H.M. Gousha Company. Minnesota Department of Highways. January 1, 1954. § B17. Retrieved January 23, 2011. 
  5. ^ 1956 Official Road Map of Minnesota (Map). Cartography by The H.M. Gousha Company. Minnesota Department of Highways. 1956. § B17. Retrieved January 23, 2011. 

External links[edit]

Route map: Google

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