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Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota


The Village of the Lone Tree

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Statistics & Facts

The Minnesota state capital is St. Paul.
The population of Porter is approximately 210 (1990), 183 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 99 (1990), 86 (2010).
The amount of land area in Porter is 5.772 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.02 sq kilometers.
The distance from Porter to Washington DC is 1123 miles.
The distance to the Minnesota state capital is 155 miles. (as the crow flies)
Porter is positioned 44.64 degrees north of the equator and 96.16 degrees west of the prime meridian.
The city tree is the Cottonwood.
The Porter city color is Green.


in southwestern Minnesota. Here is a map page for Porter. (from Yahoo Maps)
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History & History Related Items

Porter was founded in 1881

Here is a history page for Porter.
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The founding of Porter



March of Dimes Benefit (one of the states largest)
Porter Market Day Sale -- 1st Saturday in April
Harvest Festival -- 3rd Weekend in August
Historic Porter Jail -- North Park Avenue
James A. Schoneman Memorial Park -- North Park Avenue
Porter Community and Dance Hall -- North Park Avenue
Veterans Memorial Park -- South Brook Ave. and Lone Tree Street

Porter is now home of SMI & Hydralics INC. the makers of the retractable roof on Enron field of Houston Texas, and Enron's bigger-than-real steam locomotive.

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Porter Schools

Canby Public Schools
307 First Street West
Canby, MN 56220
Phone: (507) 223-5965
Fax- (507) 223-7536

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