Berne, Minnesota

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Berne, Minnesota
Unincorporated community
Berne, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Berne, Minnesota
Berne, Minnesota
Berne, Minnesota is located in the US
Berne, Minnesota
Berne, Minnesota
Location of the community of Berne
within Milton Township, Dodge County
Coordinates: 44°09′49″N 92°46′46″W / 44.16361°N 92.77944°W / 44.16361; -92.77944Coordinates: 44°09′49″N 92°46′46″W / 44.16361°N 92.77944°W / 44.16361; -92.77944
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Dodge
Township Milton Township
Elevation 1,122 ft (342 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 55985
Area code(s) 507
GNIS feature ID 639971[1]

Berne is an unincorporated community in Milton Township, Dodge County, Minnesota, United States. The community is located near the junction of State Highway 57 (MN 57) and Dodge County Road 24. The Middle Fork of the Zumbro River flows nearby.

The community is located north of Mantorville, west of Pine Island, east of West Concord, and south of Wanamingo.

Berne is located within ZIP code 55985 based in West Concord.

History[edit]

A post office called Berne was established in 1858, and remained in operation until 1902.[2] The community was named after Bern, in Switzerland.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Berne, Minnesota". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ "Dodge County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 14 May 2015. 
  3. ^ Upham, Warren (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 172.