Payne, Minnesota

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Payne, Minnesota
Unincorporated community
Payne, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Payne, Minnesota
Payne, Minnesota
Payne, Minnesota is located in the US
Payne, Minnesota
Payne, Minnesota
Location of the community of Payne
within Meadowlands Township, Saint Louis County
Coordinates: 47°05′46″N 92°35′58″W / 47.09611°N 92.59944°W / 47.09611; -92.59944Coordinates: 47°05′46″N 92°35′58″W / 47.09611°N 92.59944°W / 47.09611; -92.59944
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Saint Louis
Township Meadowlands Township
Elevation 1,312 ft (400 m)
 • Total 10
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 55765
Area code(s) 218
GNIS feature ID 662146[1]

Payne is an unincorporated community in Meadowlands Township, Saint Louis County, Minnesota, United States.


Payne is located in the northeast corner of Meadowlands Township. The community is located at the intersection of Saint Louis County Highway 7 (CR 7) and County Road 232 (Lake Nichols Road). Saint Louis County Highway 133 (CR 133) is nearby.


A post office called Payne was established in 1904, and remained in operation until 1972.[2] The community was named for a railroad official.[3]


  1. ^ "Payne, 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. 488. 
  • Official State of Minnesota Highway Map – 2011/2012 edition