Minnesota State Highway 37

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Trunk Highway 37 marker

Trunk Highway 37
Route information
Maintained by MnDOT
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 36MN 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.

Locationmi[2]kmDestinationsNotes
Hibbing0.0000.000 US 169 / MN 73West end of US 169 overlap
0.8461.362 US 169 / MN 73East end of US 169 overlap
6.39810.297 CR 5 south
Cherry Township7.09111.412 CR 5 north
10.34916.655 CR 25
11.34918.264 CR 25
12.36019.891CR 137
Clinton Township14.35423.101CR 62
16.33826.293 CR 7
Fayal Township20.29632.663 US 53South end of US 53 overlap
Eveleth24.74139.817 US 53North end of US 53 overlap
Gilbert26.54642.722CR 97
28.27445.503CR 105
28.41345.726 MN 135
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

References[edit]

Route map:

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. Archived from the original (PDF) on September 14, 2012. Retrieved December 27, 2011.
  3. ^ "Wellstone Memorial and Historic site". Archived from the original on 2007-06-30.