Cushing, Minnesota

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Cushing, Minnesota
Unincorporated community
Cushing, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Cushing, Minnesota
Cushing, Minnesota
Location of the community of Cushing
within Cushing Township, Morrison County
Cushing, Minnesota is located in the US
Cushing, Minnesota
Cushing, Minnesota
Cushing, Minnesota (the US)
Coordinates: 46°08′23″N 94°34′37″W / 46.13972°N 94.57694°W / 46.13972; -94.57694Coordinates: 46°08′23″N 94°34′37″W / 46.13972°N 94.57694°W / 46.13972; -94.57694
CountryUnited States
StateMinnesota
CountyMorrison
TownshipCushing Township
Elevation1,266 ft (386 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code56443
Area code(s)320 / 218
GNIS feature ID642566[1]

Cushing is an unincorporated community in Cushing Township, Morrison County, Minnesota, United States. The community is located along U.S. Highway 10 near Morrison County Road 5, Bear Road. Nearby places include Randall, Little Falls, and Motley.

The community is home to a post office, a park, a bar, and two churches. The town hall for surrounding Cushing Township is located at Cushing. The BNSF Railway passes through the community.

History[edit]

Cushing was platted in 1907.[2] According to Warren Upham, the community was probably named after Caleb Cushing, a politician from Massachusetts.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cushing, Minnesota". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ a b Upham, Warren (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 351.