Shell City

Name:

Shell City

County:

Wadena

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Time Zone:

Central (CST) (UTC-6)

Comments:

Shell City is a ghost town in section 2 of Shell River Township in Wadena County, Minnesota, United States.

Remains:

The village of Shell City was established by William E. Kindred as the Kindred post office in 1879. The townsite was then sold to Francis M. Yoder and Sewall Chandler in 1881 and the name was changed to Shell City in 1882.

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Current Status:

The town failed to develop as hoped, and the post office was discontinued in 1901.

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