Granger, Minnesota

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Granger, Minnesota
Unincorporated community
Granger is located in Minnesota
Granger
Granger
Granger is located in the US
Granger
Granger
Coordinates: 43°30′08″N 92°08′20″W / 43.50222°N 92.13889°W / 43.50222; -92.13889Coordinates: 43°30′08″N 92°08′20″W / 43.50222°N 92.13889°W / 43.50222; -92.13889
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Fillmore
Elevation 1,148 ft (350 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 507
GNIS feature ID 644345[1]

Granger is an unincorporated community in Fillmore County, Minnesota, United States.[1]

History[edit]

Granger was platted in 1857.[2] A post office was established at Granger in 1857, and remained in operation until 1992.[3] The community was named after Brown L. Granger, an early postmaster.[4]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Granger, 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. 193. 
  3. ^ "Fillmore County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 30 May 2015. 
  4. ^ "Where Did Minnesota Towns Get Names? Most Colorful in U.S." The Winona Republican-Herald. July 12, 1949. p. 15. Retrieved January 24, 2015 – via Newspapers.com.  open access publication – free to read