Verdi, Minnesota

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Verdi
Verdi is located in Minnesota
Verdi
Verdi
Verdi is located in the United States
Verdi
Verdi
Coordinates: 44°12′31″N 96°21′08″W / 44.20861°N 96.35222°W / 44.20861; -96.35222Coordinates: 44°12′31″N 96°21′08″W / 44.20861°N 96.35222°W / 44.20861; -96.35222
CountryUnited States
StateMinnesota
CountyLincoln
Elevation
1,762 ft (537 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)507
GNIS feature ID654985[1]

Verdi is an unincorporated community located in Verdi Township, Lincoln County, Minnesota, United States. The elevation is 1,762 feet (537 m). Verdi appears on the Verdi U.S. Geological Survey Map.[1][2]

History[edit]

Verdi was platted in 1879.[3] It was named in honor of composer Giuseppe Verdi, and from the fact in Italian, verd means "green".[3] A post office was established at Verdi in 1879, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1997.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Verdi, Minnesota". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ Minnesota Hometown Locator
  3. ^ a b Chicago and North Western Railway Company (1908). A History of the Origin of the Place Names Connected with the Chicago & North Western and Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railways. p. 133.
  4. ^ "Lincoln County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 30 March 2015.