Minnesota State Highway 81 (1934)

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Trunk Highway 81 marker

Trunk Highway 81
Route information
Defined by MS § 161.115(106)
Length: 40.3 mi[1] (64.9 km)
Existed: 1934 – mid-1950s
Major junctions
South end: US 75 in Hendrum Township
North end: US 2 in Crookston
Location
Counties: Norman, Polk
Highway system
  • Minnesota Trunk Highways

Minnesota State Highway 81 was a state highway in the U.S. state of Minnesota. It ran north from what is now TH 200 to Crookston. It was eliminated when US 75 was realigned to this road in the mid-1950s.[2]

The highway was 40 miles (64 km) in length.

Route description[edit]

Highway 81 served as a north-south route between Halstad, Shelly, Nielsville, Climax, Eldred, and Crookston.

Legally, the highway was defined as Legislative Route 175 in the Minnesota Statutes § 161.115(106).[3]

History[edit]

State Highway 81 was authorized in 1934.

The number was removed in the mid-1950s when U.S. Route 75 was realigned to this road.

Major intersections[edit]

County Location mi[1] km Destinations Notes
Norman Hendrum Township 0.0 0.0 US 75
Halstad 4.1 6.6 MNStar116.png MN 116
Polk Climax 17.5 28.2 MN 220
Crookston 40.3 64.9 US 2 / US 75
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 1940 Map of Minnesota Trunk Highway System (Map). Minnesota Highway Department. January 1, 1940. § A6-A8. Retrieved November 3, 2010. 
  2. ^ Riner, Steve. "Details of routes 76–100". The Unofficial Minnesota Highways Page. Self-published. Retrieved 2009-11-06. [self-published source]
  3. ^ Minnesota State Legislature (2009). "§ 161.115, Additional Trunk Highways". Minnesota Statutes. Minnesota Office of the Revisor of Statutes. Retrieved May 8, 2010.