Groningen, Minnesota

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For similarly named places in the Netherlands, Germany, and Suriname, see Groningen (disambiguation).
Groningen, Minnesota
Unincorporated community
Groningen, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Groningen, Minnesota
Groningen, Minnesota
Groningen, Minnesota is located in the US
Groningen, Minnesota
Groningen, Minnesota
Location of the community of Groningen
within Dell Grove Township, Pine County
Coordinates: 46°09′03″N 92°55′27″W / 46.15083°N 92.92417°W / 46.15083; -92.92417Coordinates: 46°09′03″N 92°55′27″W / 46.15083°N 92.92417°W / 46.15083; -92.92417
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Pine
Township Dell Grove Township
Elevation 1,129 ft (344 m)
Population
 • Total 30
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 55072
Area code(s) 320
GNIS feature ID 644490[1]

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

The community is located immediately northwest of Sandstone; near the intersection of Pine County 35, Pine County 28 (Groningen Road), and the former Northern Pacific Railway (now the Willard Munger State Trail).

History[edit]

Located in the northeast corner of Dell Grove Township, Groningen is named after a northeast province of the Netherlands.[2] The community was originally known as Miller Station. When it had a post office, it was known as Belknap from 1877 to 1881, and then Groningen, from 1896 to 1913, and again from 1917 to 1954.

References[edit]

  • Official State of Minnesota Highway Map – 2011/2012 edition