Spina, Minnesota

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Spina, Minnesota
Ghost town
Spina, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Spina, Minnesota
Spina, Minnesota
Coordinates: 47°31′37″N 92°44′27″W / 47.52694°N 92.74083°W / 47.52694; -92.74083Coordinates: 47°31′37″N 92°44′27″W / 47.52694°N 92.74083°W / 47.52694; -92.74083
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Saint Louis
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 218
GNIS feature ID 664335[1]

Spina is an abandoned townsite in Great Scott Township, Saint Louis County, Minnesota, United States.

History[edit]

The village of Spina was established after W.J. Power gained control of the Kinney Mine in 1909. It was served by a station of the Great Northern Railway.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ Upham, Warren (2001). Minnesota Place Names, A Geographical Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition. Saint Paul, Minnesota: Minnesota Historical Society. pp. 535–536. ISBN 0-87351-396-7.