Lincoln, Minnesota

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Lincoln, Minnesota
Lincoln, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Lincoln, Minnesota
Lincoln, Minnesota
Location of the community of Lincoln
within Scandia Valley Township, Morrison County
Lincoln, Minnesota is located in the United States
Lincoln, Minnesota
Lincoln, Minnesota
Lincoln, Minnesota (the United States)
Coordinates: 46°12′37″N 94°38′27″W / 46.21028°N 94.64083°W / 46.21028; -94.64083Coordinates: 46°12′37″N 94°38′27″W / 46.21028°N 94.64083°W / 46.21028; -94.64083
CountryUnited States
StateMinnesota
CountyMorrison
TownshipScandia Valley Township
Elevation
1,280 ft (390 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
56443 and 56466
Area code(s)218
GNIS feature ID646670[1]

Lincoln is an unincorporated community in Scandia Valley Township, Morrison County, Minnesota, United States. The community is located along U.S. Highway 10 near Holt Road. 320th Street and Azure Road are also in the immediate area. Nearby places include Motley, Cushing, and Little Falls.

History[edit]

Lincoln was platted in 1893, and named for Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States.[2] A post office was established at Lincoln in 1890, and remained in operation until 1954.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lincoln, Morrison County, 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. 352.
  3. ^ "Morrison County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 21 July 2015.