Swatara, Minnesota

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Swatara, Minnesota
Unincorporated community
Swatara, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Swatara, Minnesota
Swatara, Minnesota
Location of the community of Swatara
within Macville Township, Aitkin County
Coordinates: 46°53′44″N 93°40′27″W / 46.89556°N 93.67417°W / 46.89556; -93.67417Coordinates: 46°53′44″N 93°40′27″W / 46.89556°N 93.67417°W / 46.89556; -93.67417
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Aitkin
Township Macville Township
Elevation 1,299 ft (396 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 55785
Area code(s) 218
GNIS feature ID 658572[1]

Swatara is an unincorporated community in Macville Township, Aitkin County, Minnesota, United States. Although unincorporated, Swatara has a post office with the ZIP code 55785.[2]


The community at one time was served by the Soo Line Railroad and had a railroad station.


Swatara is located along Aitkin County Road 7 (610th Street) near the junction with County Road 29 (Osprey Avenue). Nearby places include Hill City, Remer, and Haypoint. U.S. 169 is nearby. Swatara is located in the northwest part of Aitkin County. It is 7 miles southwest of Hill City.