Giese, Minnesota

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Giese, Minnesota
Unincorporated community
Giese, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Giese, Minnesota
Giese, Minnesota
Location of the community of Giese
within Wagner Township, Aitkin County
Coordinates: 46°12′58″N 93°07′00″W / 46.21611°N 93.11667°W / 46.21611; -93.11667Coordinates: 46°12′58″N 93°07′00″W / 46.21611°N 93.11667°W / 46.21611; -93.11667
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Aitkin
Township Wagner Township
Elevation 1,273 ft (388 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 55735
Area code(s) 320
GNIS feature ID 644122[1]

Giese is an unincorporated community in Wagner Township, Aitkin County, Minnesota, United States; located near Finlayson.

The community is located in east–central Minnesota at the junction of State Highway 18 (MN 18) and Aitkin County Road 23 (130th Place).

Giese is located in the southeast corner of Aitkin County, near the county line with Pine County. Big Pine Lake is nearby.

Giese is located within ZIP code 55735 based in Finlayson. A post office previously operated in the community of Giese from 1918 to 1953.

Giese was named for George F. Giese, a local businessman and the first postmaster.[2]


  • Rand McNally Road Atlas – 2007 edition – Minnesota entry
  • Official State of Minnesota Highway Map – 2011/2012 edition