Weaver, Minnesota

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Weaver, Minnesota
Unincorporated community
Weaver in 1912
Weaver in 1912
Weaver, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Weaver, Minnesota
Weaver, Minnesota
Weaver, Minnesota is located in the US
Weaver, Minnesota
Weaver, Minnesota
Location of the community of Weaver
within Minneiska Township, Wabasha County
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
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Wabasha County
Township Minneiska Township
Government
 • Mayor Joel D. Dunn
Elevation 689 ft (210 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 55910
Area code(s) 507
GNIS feature ID 653873[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 the Weaver Mercantile Building, built in 1875, named to the National Register of Historic Places.

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.