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Little Marais, Minnesota
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|Elevation||640 ft (200 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||646849|
The community is located northeast of Silver Bay at the intersection of Minnesota Highway 61 and Lake County Road 6 (Little Marais Road).
The community was originally known as Philips Trading Post.
Little Marais is located within Lake No. 1 Unorganized Territory of Lake County.
A post office called Little Marais was established in 1905, and remained in operation until 1964. Little Marais is a name derived from French meaning "little marsh" Some say it means in Pigeon French "little harbor".
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