Glen, Minnesota

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This article is about the unincorporated community. For the township, see Glen Township, Aitkin County, Minnesota.
Glen, Minnesota
Unincorporated community
Nickname(s): Greater Downtown Glen
Motto: The Heart
Glen, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Glen, Minnesota
Glen, Minnesota
Location of the community of Glen
within Aitkin County
Coordinates: 46°25′07″N 93°30′55″W / 46.41861°N 93.51528°W / 46.41861; -93.51528Coordinates: 46°25′07″N 93°30′55″W / 46.41861°N 93.51528°W / 46.41861; -93.51528
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Aitkin
Township Glen Township and Malmo Township
Elevation 1,302 ft (397 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 56431
Area code(s) 218 and 320
GNIS feature ID 644171[1]

Glen is an unincorporated community and business district in Aitkin County, Minnesota, United States. The community is located southeast of the city of Aitkin at the junction of State Highway 47 (MN 47), Aitkin County Road 12 (Deer Street), and 280th Street.

Glen is located within Glen Township and Malmo Township. Nearby places include Aitkin, Malmo, Isle, Garrison, Bennettville, and Thor. Glen is five miles north of Mille Lacs Lake.

Business district[edit]

280th Street forms the township boundary line of Glen Township to the north, and Malmo Township to the south. The namesake Glen Store is along the Malmo side of the township line, as are the bulk of the establishments of the Glen business district. The store, currently replaced with a modern log building, served as the post office from 1899 to 1954.[2]