Skibo, Minnesota

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Skibo, Minnesota
Unincorporated community
Skibo, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Skibo, Minnesota
Skibo, Minnesota
Skibo, Minnesota is located in the US
Skibo, Minnesota
Skibo, Minnesota
Location of the community of Skibo
within Bassett Township, Saint Louis County
Coordinates: 47°29′08″N 91°59′40″W / 47.48556°N 91.99444°W / 47.48556; -91.99444Coordinates: 47°29′08″N 91°59′40″W / 47.48556°N 91.99444°W / 47.48556; -91.99444
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Saint Louis
Township Bassett Township
Elevation 1,585 ft (483 m)
Population
 • Total 10
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 55750
Area code(s) 218
GNIS feature ID 662465[1]

Skibo is an unincorporated community in Bassett Township, Saint Louis County, Minnesota, United States.

Geography[edit]

The community is located 8 miles east of Hoyt Lakes, near Saint Louis County Road 110 (CR 110). Skibo is located within the Superior National Forest. Bird Lake Recreation Area and the Saint Louis River are both nearby.

History[edit]

Skibo contained a post office between 1902 and 1919.[2] The community was named after Skibo Castle in Scotland.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Skibo, 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. 489. 
  • Rand McNally Road Atlas – 2007 edition – Minnesota entry
  • Official State of Minnesota Highway Map – 2011/2012 edition