Peary, Minnesota

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Peary, Minnesota
Unincorporated community
Peary, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Peary, Minnesota
Peary, Minnesota
Peary, Minnesota is located in the US
Peary, Minnesota
Peary, Minnesota
Location of the community of Peary
within Saint Louis County
Coordinates: 47°22′19″N 92°33′23″W / 47.37194°N 92.55639°W / 47.37194; -92.55639Coordinates: 47°22′19″N 92°33′23″W / 47.37194°N 92.55639°W / 47.37194; -92.55639
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Saint Louis
Elevation 1,325 ft (404 m)
Population
 • Total 20
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 55738
Area code(s) 218
GNIS feature ID 662151[1]

Peary is an unincorporated community in Saint Louis County, Minnesota, United States.

Geography[edit]

The community is located south of the city of Eveleth at the intersection of Saint Louis County Highway 16 (CR 16) and Peary Road. Peary is located on the survey point boundary line for Clinton Township, Fayal Township, and McDavitt Township.

State Highway 37 (MN 37) and U.S. Highway 53 are both nearby. The community of Forbes and the Saint Louis River are in the vicinity.

History[edit]

The community was named for Robert Peary (1856-1920), an American explorer.[2]

References[edit]

  • Official State of Minnesota Highway Map – 2011/2012 edition