Fox, Minnesota

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Fox, Minnesota
Unincorporated community
Fox, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Fox, Minnesota
Fox, Minnesota
Fox, Minnesota is located in the US
Fox, Minnesota
Fox, Minnesota
Location of the community of Fox
within Ross Township, Roseau County
Coordinates: 48°50′20″N 95°53′56″W / 48.83889°N 95.89889°W / 48.83889; -95.89889Coordinates: 48°50′20″N 95°53′56″W / 48.83889°N 95.89889°W / 48.83889; -95.89889
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Roseau County
Township Ross Township
Elevation 1,093 ft (333 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 56751 and 56714
Area code(s) 218
GNIS feature ID 643856[1]

Fox is an unincorporated community in Ross Township, Roseau County, Minnesota, United States.

The community is located west of Roseau at the junction of State Highway 11 (MN 11) and State Highway 89 (MN 89).

Highway 308 (MN 308) is also in the immediate area. Nearby places include Roseau, Badger, Pinecreek, and Ross.

Fox had a post office between 1891 and 1937.[2] The community was named for the foxes native to the area.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fox, Minnesota". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ "Roseau County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 9 April 2005. Retrieved 6 August 2015. 
  3. ^ Upham, Warren (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 471.