Fairbanks, Minnesota facts for kids
- See also: Fairbanks (disambiguation)
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|Elevation||1,654 ft (504 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||661243|
The community lies 18 miles southeast of the city of Hoyt Lakes on Saint Louis County Highway 16. CR 16 serves as a direct east–west route in northeast Minnesota between U.S. Highway 53 and Silver Bay. Fairbanks is located 36 miles northwest of the city of Two Harbors.
Cadotte Lake and Bassett Lake are in the vicinity.
A post office called Fairbanks was established in 1905, and remained in operation until 1953. The community was named for Charles W. Fairbanks, 26th Vice President of the United States.
- Rand McNally Road Atlas – 2007 edition – Minnesota entry
- Official State of Minnesota Highway Map – 2011/2012 edition
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