Jacobson, Minnesota

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Jacobson, Minnesota
Unincorporated community
Jacobson, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Jacobson, Minnesota
Jacobson, Minnesota
Location of the community of Jacobson
within Ball Bluff Township, Aitkin County
Coordinates: 47°00′03″N 93°16′03″W / 47.00083°N 93.26750°W / 47.00083; -93.26750Coordinates: 47°00′03″N 93°16′03″W / 47.00083°N 93.26750°W / 47.00083; -93.26750
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Aitkin County
Township Ball Bluff Township
Elevation 1,253 ft (382 m)
ZIP code 55752
Area code(s) 218
GNIS feature ID 0645574

Jacobson is an unincorporated community in Ball Bluff Township, Aitkin County, Minnesota, United States.

Formerly a logging town known as "Mississippi Landing," it is named after Paul Jacobson, who served as the first postmaster.[1]

Minnesota State Highways 65 and 200 are two of the main routes in the community.

Community[edit]

Jacobson currently consists of a gas station, called Mississippi Landing, a campground right off of the banks of the mighty river, some three churches of different religious denominations, and a bar called The Forestry Station. A local park can also be found, including a baseball diamond and a playground for the little ones.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Upham, Warren (2001). Minnesota Place Names: A Geographical Encyclopedia. Minnesota Historical Society Press. p. 16.