Peyla, Minnesota

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Peyla, Minnesota
Unincorporated community
Peyla, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Peyla, Minnesota
Peyla, Minnesota
Peyla, Minnesota is located in the US
Peyla, Minnesota
Peyla, Minnesota
Location of the community of Peyla
within Vermilion Lake Township, Saint Louis County
Coordinates: 47°47′07″N 92°21′48″W / 47.78528°N 92.36333°W / 47.78528; -92.36333Coordinates: 47°47′07″N 92°21′48″W / 47.78528°N 92.36333°W / 47.78528; -92.36333
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Saint Louis
Township Vermilion Lake Township
Elevation 1,467 ft (447 m)
Population
 • Total 10
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 55790
Area code(s) 218
GNIS feature ID 662166[1]

Peyla is an unincorporated community in Vermilion Lake Township, Saint Louis County, Minnesota, United States.

Geography[edit]

The community is located 4 miles west of Tower at the junction of State Highway 169 (MN 169), State Highway 1 (MN 1), and Saint Louis County Road 77 (Angus Road).

History[edit]

A post office called Peyla was established in 1907, and remained in operation until 1924.[2] Peter Peyla, an early postmaster, gave the community its name.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Peyla, 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.