Jacobson, Minnesota

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Jacobson, Minnesota
The Mississippi River crossed by Highway 200 on the west edge of Jacobson
The Mississippi River crossed by Highway 200 on the west edge of Jacobson
Jacobson is located in Minnesota
Jacobson
Jacobson
Location of the community of Jacobson
within Ball Bluff Township, Aitkin County
Jacobson is located in the United States
Jacobson
Jacobson
Jacobson (the United States)
Coordinates: 47°00′03″N 93°16′03″W / 47.00083°N 93.26750°W / 47.00083; -93.26750Coordinates: 47°00′03″N 93°16′03″W / 47.00083°N 93.26750°W / 47.00083; -93.26750
CountryUnited States
StateMinnesota
CountyAitkin County
TownshipBall Bluff
Elevation
1,253 ft (382 m)
ZIP code
55752
Area code(s)218
GNIS feature ID0645574

Jacobson is an unincorporated community in Ball Bluff Township, Aitkin County, Minnesota, United States.

Formerly a logging town known as "Mississippi Landing", it is named after Paul Jacobson, who served as the first postmaster.[1]

Minnesota State Highways 65 and 200 are two of the main routes in the community.

Community[edit]

Jacobson currently consists of a gas station, called Mississippi Landing, a campground right off the banks of the mighty river, some three churches of different religious denominations, and a bar called The Forestry Station. A local park can also be found, including a baseball diamond and a playground for the little ones.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Upham, Warren (2001). Minnesota Place Names: A Geographical Encyclopedia. Minnesota Historical Society Press. p. 16.