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Minnesota State Highway 219 (MN 219) is a highway in northwest Minnesota, which runs from its intersection with State Highway 1 near Goodridge and continues north to its northern terminus at its intersection with State Highway 89 near Grygla.

Trunk Highway 219 marker

Trunk Highway 219
Route information
Defined by MS § 161.115(150)
Maintained by MnDOT
Length15.331 mi[2] (24.673 km)
ExistedJuly 1, 1949[1]–present
Major junctions
South endMN-1.svg MN 1 in Goodridge Township
North endMN-89.svg MN 89 in Eckvoll Township
Location
CountiesPennington, Marshall
Highway system
  • Minnesota Trunk Highways
US 218MN 220

Highway 219 is 15 miles (24 km) in length and passes through the communities of Goodridge Township, Goodridge, Moylan Township, and Eckvoll Township.

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Route descriptionEdit

Highway 219 serves as a north–south connector route between State Highway 1 and State Highway 89, as well as serves the city of Goodridge. Highway 89 continues north to the city of Roseau.

Agassiz National Wildlife Refuge is located west of the junction of Highway 219 and County State-Aid Highway 7 in Marshall County. The nearby refuge surrounds Mud Lake on County State-Aid Highway 7.

The route is legally defined as Route 219 in the Minnesota Statutes.[3]

HistoryEdit

Highway 219 was authorized on July 1, 1949.[1]

The short section between Highway 1 and Goodridge was paved in 1950.[4][5] The remainder of the route was paved in 1954 or 1955.[6][7]

Major intersectionsEdit

CountyLocationmi[2]kmDestinationsNotes
PenningtonGoodridge Township0.0000.000  MN 1 – Thief River Falls, Red Lake
  CSAH 24 south (310th Avenue NE) – High Landing Bridge
Southern terminus; roadway becomes CSAH 24 south
1.0071.621  CR 63 (180th Street NE)
1.9923.206  CR 64 west,   CSAH 9 east (190th Street NE)
2.9834.801  CR 65 west (200th Street NE)
MarshallMoylan Township5.0678.155  CSAH 2 west (220th Street NE)Southern end of CSAH 2 concurrency
7.01411.288  CR 129 west,   CSAH 2 east (240th Street NE)Northern end of CSAH 2 concurrency
Eckvoll Township12.09719.468  CSAH 7 west (290th Street NE)
15.40124.786  MN 89 – Grygla, Bemidji, RoseauNorthern terminus; roadway becomes MN 89 north
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Chapter 663-H.F. No. 1792", Session Laws of Minnesota for 1949, Earl L. Berg, Commissioner of Administration, pp. 1177–1185
  2. ^ a b "Trunk Highway Log Point Listing - Construction District 2" (PDF). Minnesota Department of Transportation. August 23, 2010. Archived from the original (PDF) on December 4, 2008. Retrieved December 11, 2010.
  3. ^ "161.115, Additional Trunk Highways". Minnesota Statutes. Office of the Revisor of Statutes, State of Minnesota. 2010. Retrieved December 11, 2010.
  4. ^ Minnesota 1950 Official State Highway Map (Map). Minnesota Highway Department. January 1, 1950. § D5.
  5. ^ 1951 Official Road Map of Minnesota (Map). Cartography by The H.M. Gousha Company. Minnesota Department of Highways. January 1, 1951. § D5.
  6. ^ 1954 Official Road Map of Minnesota (Map). Cartography by The H.M. Gousha Company. Minnesota Department of Highways. January 1, 1954. § D4-D5.
  7. ^ 1956 Official Road Map of Minnesota (Map). Cartography by The H.M. Gousha Company. Minnesota Department of Highways. 1956. § D4-D5.

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