Dumfries, Minnesota

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Dumfries, Minnesota
Unincorporated community
Dumfries, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Dumfries, Minnesota
Dumfries, Minnesota
Location of the community of Dumfries
within Glasgow Township, Wabasha County
Dumfries, Minnesota is located in the US
Dumfries, Minnesota
Dumfries, Minnesota
Dumfries, Minnesota (the US)
Coordinates: 44°20′42″N 92°07′13″W / 44.34500°N 92.12028°W / 44.34500; -92.12028Coordinates: 44°20′42″N 92°07′13″W / 44.34500°N 92.12028°W / 44.34500; -92.12028
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Wabasha County
Township Glasgow Township
Elevation 791 ft (241 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 55981
Area code(s) 651 and 507
GNIS feature ID 654682[1]

Dumfries is an unincorporated community in Glasgow Township, Wabasha County, Minnesota, United States.

Geography[edit]

The community is located between Wabasha and Zumbro Falls along State Highway 60 (MN 60). Wabasha County Roads 20, 30, and 86 are also in the immediate area. Trout Brook and the Zumbro River meet near Dumfries. Other nearby places include Wabasha, West Albany, Theilman, Kellogg, and Zumbro Falls.

History[edit]

A post office called Dumfries was established in 1894, and remained in operation until 1912.[2] The community was named after Dumfries in Scotland.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dumfries, Minnesota". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ "Wabasha County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 10 August 2015. 
  3. ^ Upham, Warren (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 556.