Weaver, Minnesota

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Weaver, Minnesota
Weaver in 1912
Weaver in 1912
Weaver, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Weaver, Minnesota
Weaver, Minnesota
Location of the community of Weaver
within Minneiska Township, Wabasha County
Weaver, Minnesota is located in the US
Weaver, Minnesota
Weaver, Minnesota
Weaver, Minnesota (the US)
Coordinates: 44°12′54″N 91°55′44″W / 44.21500°N 91.92889°W / 44.21500; -91.92889Coordinates: 44°12′54″N 91°55′44″W / 44.21500°N 91.92889°W / 44.21500; -91.92889
CountryUnited States
StateMinnesota
CountyWabasha County
TownshipMinneiska Township
Government
 • MayorJoel D. Dunn
Elevation
689 ft (210 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
55910
Area code(s)507
GNIS feature ID653873[1]

Weaver is an unincorporated community in Minneiska Township, Wabasha County, Minnesota, United States. The Whitewater River and the Mississippi River meet at Weaver.

Geography[edit]

The community is located 13 miles southeast of Wabasha along U.S. Highway 61 at the junction with State Highway 74 (MN 74). Nearby places include Wabasha, Kellogg, Minneiska, Altura, Elba, and Beaver. Other nearby places include John A. Latsch State Park, the Kellogg–Weaver Dunes Scientific Natural Area (SNA), and the Weaver Bottoms area. Wabasha County Roads 26 and 84 are also in the immediate area.

History[edit]

Weaver was platted in 1871, and named for William Weaver, an early settler.[2] A post office was established at Weaver in 1871, and remained in operation until 1971.[3]

The community contains one property listed on the National Register of Historic Places: the 1875 Weaver Mercantile Building.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Weaver, 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. 559.
  3. ^ "Wabasha County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 10 August 2015.
  4. ^ "Minnesota National Register Properties Database". Minnesota Historical Society. 2009. Retrieved 2018-02-11.