Friesland, Minnesota

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Friesland, Minnesota
Unincorporated community
Friesland, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Friesland, Minnesota
Friesland, Minnesota
Friesland, Minnesota is located in the US
Friesland, Minnesota
Friesland, Minnesota
Location of the community of Friesland
within Dell Grove Township, Pine County
Coordinates: 46°05′08″N 92°55′47″W / 46.08556°N 92.92972°W / 46.08556; -92.92972Coordinates: 46°05′08″N 92°55′47″W / 46.08556°N 92.92972°W / 46.08556; -92.92972
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Pine
Township Dell Grove Township
Elevation 1,142 ft (348 m)
Population
 • Total 40
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 55037
Area code(s) 320
GNIS feature ID 643962[1]

Friesland is an unincorporated community in Dell Grove Township, Pine County, Minnesota, United States.

The community is located between Hinckley and Sandstone; near the intersection of Pine County 61, Pine County 26, and the former Northern Pacific Railway (now the Willard Munger State Trail).

History[edit]

Located in the southeast corner of Dell Grove Township, Friesland is named after the northern province of the Netherlands.[2] 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.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Friesland, Minnesota". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ Upham, Warren (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 411. 
  3. ^ "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