Minnesota State Highway 37

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Trunk Highway 37 marker

Trunk Highway 37
Route information
Maintained by Mn/DOT
Length: 28.325 mi[2] (45.585 km)
Existed: 1933[1] – present
Major junctions
West end: US 169 (MN).svg MN-73.svg U.S. 169 / MN 73 at Hibbing
  US 53.svg U.S. 53 at Eveleth
East end: MN-135.svg MN 135 at Gilbert
Location
Counties: St. Louis
Highway system
  • Minnesota Trunk Highways
MN 36 MN 38

Minnesota State Highway 37 (MN 37) is a highway in northeast Minnesota, which runs from its intersection with U.S. 169 / State Highway 73 in Hibbing and continues east to its eastern terminus at its intersection with State Highway 135 in Gilbert.

Highway 37 serves as a direct route between Hibbing and U.S. Highway 53.

The route is 28 miles (45 km) in length.

Route description[edit]

State Highway 37 serves as an east–west route between Hibbing, Eveleth, and Gilbert in northeast Minnesota.

The Wellstone Memorial and Historic site is located three miles east of the junction of U.S. 53 / Highway 37 / Bodas Road at Fayal Township near Eveleth. The site honors Senator Paul Wellstone and seven others who died in an October 25, 2002 plane crash.[3]

History[edit]

State Highway 37, between U.S. 53 at Eveleth and State Highway 135 at Gilbert, was authorized in 1933.[1]

The route was paved by 1940.[1]

The section of Highway 37 between U.S. 53 at Fayal Township near Eveleth and U.S. 169 at Hibbing was authorized in 1949. This portion of Highway 37 was originally numbered State Highway 216 from 1949 to 1963.[1]

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in St. Louis County.

Location mi[2] km Destinations Notes
Hibbing 0.000 0.000 US 169 / MN 73 West end of US 169 overlap
0.846 1.362 US 169 / MN 73 East end of US 169 overlap
6.398 10.297 CR 5 south
Cherry Township 7.091 11.412 CR 5 north
10.349 16.655 CR 25
11.349 18.264 CR 25
12.360 19.891 CR 137
Clinton Township 14.354 23.101 CR 62
16.338 26.293 CR 7
Fayal Township 20.296 32.663 US 53 South end of US 53 overlap
Eveleth 24.741 39.817 US 53 North end of US 53 overlap
Gilbert 26.546 42.722 CR 97
28.274 45.503 CR 105
28.413 45.726 MN 135
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

Route map: Bing / Google

KML is from Wikidata
  1. ^ a b c d Riner, Steve. "Details of Routes 26-50". The Unofficial Minnesota Highways Page. Retrieved February 24, 2007. 
  2. ^ a b "Statewide Trunk Logpoint Listing" (PDF). Minnesota Department of Transportation. Retrieved December 27, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Wellstone Memorial and Historic site".