Benedict, Minnesota

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Benedict, Minnesota
Unincorporated community
Benedict, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Benedict, Minnesota
Benedict, Minnesota
Benedict, Minnesota is located in the US
Benedict, Minnesota
Benedict, Minnesota
Location of the community of Benedict
within Lakeport Township, Hubbard County
Coordinates: 47°09′29″N 94°41′26″W / 47.15806°N 94.69056°W / 47.15806; -94.69056Coordinates: 47°09′29″N 94°41′26″W / 47.15806°N 94.69056°W / 47.15806; -94.69056
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Hubbard
Township Lakeport Township
Elevation 1,319 ft (402 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 56436 and 56461
Area code(s) 218
GNIS feature ID 655332[1]

Benedict is an unincorporated community in Lakeport Township, Hubbard County, Minnesota, United States.

The community is located along State Highway 200 (MN 200) near Laporte and Walker. Benedict is five miles southeast of Laporte.

A post office called Benedict was established in 1907, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1995.[2] The community was named for an early settler.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Benedict, Minnesota". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ "Hubbard County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 14 June 2015. 
  3. ^ Upham, Warren (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 243.