Munger, Minnesota

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Munger, Minnesota
Unincorporated community
Munger, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Munger, Minnesota
Munger, Minnesota
Munger, Minnesota is located in the US
Munger, Minnesota
Munger, Minnesota
Location of the community of Munger
within Solway Township, Saint Louis County
Coordinates: 46°48′03″N 92°20′38″W / 46.80083°N 92.34389°W / 46.80083; -92.34389Coordinates: 46°48′03″N 92°20′38″W / 46.80083°N 92.34389°W / 46.80083; -92.34389
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Saint Louis
Township Solway Township
Elevation 1,365 ft (416 m)
Population
 • Total 30
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 55720
Area code(s) 218
GNIS feature ID 662009[1]

Munger is an unincorporated community in Solway Township, Saint Louis County, Minnesota, United States.

The community is located 11 miles west of the city of Duluth at the junction of U.S. Highway 2 and County Road 223 (Munger Shaw Road). Munger is located 7 miles west of the city of Proctor.

History[edit]

A post office called Munger was established in 1903, and remained in operation until 1931.[2] The community was named for Roger S. Munger, a businessperson in the mining industry.[3]

Community[edit]

The unincorporated community of Munger is located within Solway Township (population 1,944).

Most of Munger is located in Saint Louis County, however the mailing address for most of Munger is Cloquet, MN, which is in adjacent Carlton County.

Local business establishments include the Munger Tavern and Grill.

Munger also includes a handful of churches, including Hope Lutheran Church (LCMS).

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Munger, Minnesota". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ "St. Louis County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 7 August 2015. 
  3. ^ Upham, Warren (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 486.