Etter, Minnesota

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Etter is an unincorporated community in Dakota County, in the U.S. state of Minnesota.[1]


A post office called Etter was established in 1871, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1927.[2] The community was named for Alexander Etter, a storekeeper.[3]


  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Etter, Minnesota
  2. "Dakota County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 10 May 2015. 
  3. Upham, Warren (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 167. 

Coordinates: 44°39′42″N 92°44′38″W / 44.66167°N 92.74389°W / 44.66167; -92.74389