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.


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]


  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.