Glen, Minnesota

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This article is about the unincorporated business district. For the civil township, see Glen Township, Aitkin County, Minnesota.
Glen, Minnesota
Unincorporated community
Nickname(s): Greater Downtown Glen
Motto: The Heart
Glen, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Glen, Minnesota
Glen, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 46°27′14″N 93°29′32″W / 46.45389°N 93.49222°W / 46.45389; -93.49222Coordinates: 46°27′14″N 93°29′32″W / 46.45389°N 93.49222°W / 46.45389; -93.49222
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Aitkin
Elevation 1,309 ft (399 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 27-23930[1]
GNIS feature ID 0664275[2]

Glen is an unincorporated community in Aitkin County, Minnesota, United States.

The community is located southeast of the city of Aitkin at the junction of State Highway 47 and Aitkin County Road 12.

Glen is located in Glen Township and Malmo Township.

Mille Lacs Lake is nearby.

Business district[edit]

Despite its urban name, 280th St, is a township road of gravel. This road, forms the township boundaries of Glen to the north, and Malmo to the south. The namesake Glen Store is on the Malmo side of the line, as are the bulk of the establishments of Glen. The store, currently replaced with a modern log building, served as the post office from 1899-1954.[3]


Rand McNally Road Atlas - 2007 edition - Minnesota entry
Official State of Minnesota Highway Map - 2007/2008 edition

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ Upham, Warren (2001). Minnesota place names: a geographical encyclopedia (3, illustrated, revised ed.). St. Paul, MN: Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2001. p. 15. ISBN 0-87351-396-7. Retrieved March 17, 2011.