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Weaver, Minnesota
Weaver in 1912
Weaver in 1912
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Wabasha County
Township Minneiska Township
Government
 • Mayor Joel D. Dunn
Elevation
689 ft (210 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
55910
Area code(s) 507
GNIS feature ID 653873

Weaver is an unincorporated community in Minneiska Township, Wabasha County, Minnesota, United States. The Whitewater River and the Mississippi River meet at Weaver.

Geography

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

Weaver was platted in 1871, and named for William Weaver, an early settler. A post office was established at Weaver in 1871, and remained in operation until 1971.

The community contains the Weaver Mercantile Building, built in 1875, named to the National Register of Historic Places.

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