Hope, Minnesota

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Hope, Minnesota
Unincorporated community
Hope, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Hope, Minnesota
Hope, Minnesota
Hope, Minnesota is located in the US
Hope, Minnesota
Hope, Minnesota
Location of the community of Hope
within Somerset Township, Steele County
Coordinates: 43°57′43″N 93°16′34″W / 43.96194°N 93.27611°W / 43.96194; -93.27611Coordinates: 43°57′43″N 93°16′34″W / 43.96194°N 93.27611°W / 43.96194; -93.27611
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Steele
Township Somerset Township
Elevation 1,201 ft (366 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 56046
Area code(s) 507
GNIS feature ID 645169[1]

Hope is an unincorporated community in Somerset Township, Steele County, Minnesota, United States. Although it is unincorporated, Hope has a post office with ZIP code 56046.


The community is located between Ellendale and Owatonna near Interstate 35 and Steele County Road 4. Nearby places include Ellendale, Owatonna, and Bixby. Hope is seven miles north of Ellendale, and 11 miles south of Owatonna. The Straight River is nearby.


Hope had a depot on the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad.[2] A post office called Hope has been in operation since 1916.[3]


  1. ^ "Hope, 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. 533. 
  3. ^ "Steele County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 9 August 2015.