within Dell Grove Township, Pine County
|Township||Dell Grove Township|
|Elevation||1,142 ft (348 m)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||643962|
Located in the southeast corner of Dell Grove Township, Friesland is named after the northern province of the Netherlands. The community was originally called South Junction, as it was at the juncture of the Great Northern and Northern Pacific railroads. It operated a post office from 1896 to 1917.
- "Friesland, Minnesota". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
- Upham, Warren (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 411.
- "Pine County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 8 December 2015. Retrieved 30 July 2015.
- Official State of Minnesota Highway Map – 2011/2012 edition
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