RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     

Maine Prairie, Minnesota

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Other MN
Communities





The location of Maine Prairie













Welcome to Maine Prairie ...

Although we found mention of Maine Prairie during our research, we have little information about it.<1> Given the context of how Maine Prairie was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it's a community, we haven't been able to find any evidence that it still exists..

While we are confident that Maine Prairie was located in Stearns County, we don't know its actual location within the county.

We've added Maine Prairie to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. We would especially like to find the location of Maine Prairie - knowing its coordinates, we can explore things like its relationship to neighboring communities, nearby cemeteries, etc. If you can help us with Maine Prairie, please Contact Us.


A typical abbreviation for Maine Prairie: Maine Pr.

Time Zone: The area where we believe that Maine Prairie might be (or was) located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

We believe that Maine Prairie would be found within the (320) area code.

Communities Also Named Maine Prairie ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Maine Prairie - it's located in California.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Maine Prairie.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community in Minnesota

About Stearns County

About Minnesota

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Stearns County: www.co.stearns.mn.us/

The official website for State of Minnesota: https://mn.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went north past Maine Prairie and then turned east". While Maine Prairie could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Maine Prairie as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Mile's to see Pete ... Mile's is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Maine Prairie could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.

- Return to Citation























 

 

 

 

 


Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 

 

Copyright 2019
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 20 Oct 2019