Dorset, Minnesota

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Dorset, Minnesota
Unincorporated community
Motto: "The Restaurant Capital of the World"
Dorset, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Dorset, Minnesota
Dorset, Minnesota
Location of the community of Dorset
within Henrietta Township, Hubbard County
Coordinates: 46°57′23″N 94°57′09″W / 46.95639°N 94.95250°W / 46.95639; -94.95250Coordinates: 46°57′23″N 94°57′09″W / 46.95639°N 94.95250°W / 46.95639; -94.95250
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Hubbard
Township Henrietta Township
 • Type Unincorporated Community
 • Mayor (Unofficial) Eric Mueller
Elevation 1,476 ft (450 m)
 • Estimate (2011[1]) 22
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 56470
Area code(s) 218
GNIS feature ID 642900[2]

Dorset is an unincorporated community in Henrietta Township, Hubbard County, Minnesota, United States.

The community is located six miles east–northeast of Park Rapids and six miles west of Nevis.

Hubbard County Roads 7 and 18; and State Highway 226 (MN 226) are three of the main routes in the community.

State Highway 34 (MN 34) is nearby. Dorset is located along the Heartland State Trail.

Mayor of Dorset[edit]

In August 2012, Dorset residents "elected" the then-three-year-old Robert "Bobby" Tufts "mayor" for a one-year term, by drawing his name out of a hat.[3][4][5] On August 4, 2013, Tufts was "elected" for a second term.[6] Tufts lost a re-election campaign in 2014 to 16 year old Eric Mueller.[7]


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