Avoca Historical

Avoca Historical (HM1WTT)

Location: Avoca, MN 56114 Murray County
Country: United States of America

N 43° 56.866', W 95° 38.51'

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This town began in 1878 and named for a river in Ireland. Became a key point for the sale of 50,000 acres of Railroad lands to Catholic colonists in Murray County through the activities of Archbishop Ireland and the Catholic Colonization Bureau.

Early erection of a church immigrant house and other public buildings greatly facilitated settlement.
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HM NumberHM1WTT
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Placed ByState of Minnesota Department of Highways and The Minnesota Historical Society
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Date Added Tuesday, February 7th, 2017 at 9:01am PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15T E 288004 N 4869464
Decimal Degrees43.94776667, -95.64183333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 56.866', W 95° 38.51'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 56' 51.96" N, 95° 38' 30.6" W
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Area Code(s)507
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 749-789 US-59, Avoca MN 56114, US
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