Ash Creek, Minnesota
|Ash Creek, Minnesota|
|Elevation||1,394 ft (425 m)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||639466|
The community of Ash Creek was founded by English investor Col. Alfred Grey, who owned the townsite and a large extent of land in southwestern Minnesota. Some of its streets were named in honor of Col. Grey, being named as Colonel, Alfred, and Grey. The community had a post office from 1871 until 1939.
Ash Creek is located in Minnesota's 1st congressional district, represented by Mankato educator Tim Walz, a Democrat. At the state level, Ash Creek is located in Senate District 22, represented by Republican Doug Magnus, and in House District 22A, represented by Republican Joe Schomacker.
- "Ash Creek, Minnesota". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
- Chicago and North Western Railway Company (1908). A History of the Origin of the Place Names Connected with the Chicago & North Western and Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railways. p. 167.
- Upham, Warren (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 466.
- "Rock County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 2 April 2015.
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