within Bernadotte Township, Nicollet County
|Elevation||1,004 ft (306 m)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
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Bernadotte is an unincorporated community in Bernadotte Township, Nicollet County, Minnesota, United States, near Lafayette. The community is located near the junction of Nicollet County Roads 1 and 10.
Bernadotte is also the home of the world's largest collection of cow-related items, amassed by local celebrity and resident Ruth Klossner. This record was officially approved by Guinness World Records on June 9, 2015.
A post office called Bernadotte was established in 1871, and remained in operation until 1904. The community was named for Jean Baptiste Jules Bernadotte, a French Jacobines leader, later French Marshal, later King Charles XIV of Sweden and founder of the House of Bernadotte.
- "Bernadotte, Minnesota". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
- "Historic Markers: Bernadotte Lutheran Church".
- "Historic Markers – Bernadotte Co-op Creamery".
- "Largest collection of cow-related items: Ruth Klossner breaks Guinness World Records' record". www.worldrecordacademy.com. Retrieved 2015-10-02.
- "Largest collection of cow-related items". Retrieved 2015-10-03.
- "Nicollet County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 23 July 2015.
- Upham, Warren (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 372.
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