Varco, Minnesota

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Varco, Minnesota
Unincorporated community
Varco, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Varco, Minnesota
Varco, Minnesota
Coordinates: 43°36′21″N 92°57′24″W / 43.60583°N 92.95667°W / 43.60583; -92.95667Coordinates: 43°36′21″N 92°57′24″W / 43.60583°N 92.95667°W / 43.60583; -92.95667
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Mower
Elevation 1,201 ft (366 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 507
GNIS feature ID 654983[1]

Varco is an unincorporated community in Mower County, Minnesota, United States.[1]


Varco was platted in 1875, and named for Thomas Varco, the original owner of the town site.[2] A post office was established at Varco in 1875, and remained in operation until 1882.[3]


  1. ^ a b "Varco, Minnesota". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ Upham, Warren (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 362. 
  3. ^ "Mower County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 22 July 2015.