Assumption, Minnesota

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Assumption, Minnesota
Unincorporated community
Signpost for Assumption
Signpost for Assumption
Assumption, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Assumption, Minnesota
Assumption, Minnesota
Location of the community of Assumption
within Minnesota
Assumption, Minnesota is located in the US
Assumption, Minnesota
Assumption, Minnesota
Assumption, Minnesota (the US)
Coordinates: 44°41′17″N 93°53′20″W / 44.68806°N 93.88889°W / 44.68806; -93.88889Coordinates: 44°41′17″N 93°53′20″W / 44.68806°N 93.88889°W / 44.68806; -93.88889
CountryUnited States
StateMinnesota
CountiesCarver and Sibley
TownshipHancock Township and Washington Lake Township
Elevation1,010 ft (310 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code55338 and 55368
Area code(s)507 and 952
GNIS feature ID639488[1]

Assumption is an unincorporated community in Carver and Sibley Counties, Minnesota, United States.

The community is located eight miles east-northeast of Green Isle. Nearby places also include Hamburg, Norwood Young America, Bongards, Cologne, and Belle Plaine. The community is home to the Assumption State Wildlife Management Area.

Assumption is located within Hancock Township in Carver County; and also located within Washington Lake Township in Sibley County.

History[edit]

A post office previously operated in Assumption from 1881 to 1906.[2] Assumption took its name from a Roman Catholic church of the same name.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Assumption, Minnesota". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ "Carver County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 12 April 2015. Retrieved 11 April 2015.
  3. ^ Upham, Warren (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 81.