Dresbach, Minnesota

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Dresbach, Minnesota
Unincorporated community
Dresbach along Interstate 90
Dresbach along Interstate 90
Dresbach, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Dresbach, Minnesota
Dresbach, Minnesota
Dresbach, Minnesota is located in the US
Dresbach, Minnesota
Dresbach, Minnesota
Location of the community of Dresbach
within Dresbach Township, Winona County
Coordinates: 43°53′44″N 91°20′36″W / 43.89556°N 91.34333°W / 43.89556; -91.34333Coordinates: 43°53′44″N 91°20′36″W / 43.89556°N 91.34333°W / 43.89556; -91.34333
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Winona County
Township Dresbach Township
Elevation 682 ft (208 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 55947 and 55925
Area code(s) 507
GNIS feature ID 642922[1]

Dresbach is an unincorporated community in Dresbach Township, Winona County, Minnesota, United States.

The community is located between Winona and La Crosse along Interstate 90. U.S. Highways 61 and 14 are briefly co-signed with Interstate 90 at this point.

Dresbach is located along the Mississippi River. Nearby places include Winona, Dakota, Nodine, La Crescent, La Crosse, Onalaska, and Great River Bluffs State Park. Local businesses include the Dresbach travel information center, and Lock and Dam No. 7 on the Mississippi River.

History[edit]

Both the community and township were named after George B. Dresbach, who founded the community and was a representative in the state legislature.[2] The post office was established in 1858 as Dresbach City, then changed to Sherwood in 1864, then back to Dresbach in 1866. The community once had a station on the former Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad, a sawmill, and several brickyards, lead mines, and limestone and sandstone quarries.[3]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 285
1910 174 −38.9%
1920 176 1.1%
U.S. Decennial Census[4]


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