Fernando, Minnesota

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Fernando, Minnesota
Unincorporated community
Fernando, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Fernando, Minnesota
Fernando, Minnesota
Fernando, Minnesota is located in the US
Fernando, Minnesota
Fernando, Minnesota
Location of the community of Fernando
within Round Grove Township, McLeod County
Coordinates: 44°39′06″N 94°27′28″W / 44.65167°N 94.45778°W / 44.65167; -94.45778Coordinates: 44°39′06″N 94°27′28″W / 44.65167°N 94.45778°W / 44.65167; -94.45778
Country United States
State Minnesota
County McLeod
Township Round Grove Township
Elevation 1,060 ft (320 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 55385
Area code(s) 320
GNIS feature ID 643613[1]

Fernando is an unincorporated community in Round Grove Township, McLeod County, Minnesota, United States, near Stewart and Brownton. The community is located near the junction of McLeod County Roads 7 and 17.

The community had a post office from 1899 to 1903. Unusually, Fernando's post office was located in the creamery, with the buttermaker, Ferdinand W. Fenske, acting as postmaster. The community was near a station along the former Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fernando, Minnesota". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ Upham, Warren (2001). Minnesota Place Names, A Geographical Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition. Saint Paul, MN: Minnesota Historical Society Press. p. 359. ISBN 0-87351-396-7.  Retrieved September 29, 2007.