Pickwick, Minnesota

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Pickwick, Minnesota
Unincorporated community
Pickwick, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Pickwick, Minnesota
Pickwick, Minnesota
Pickwick, Minnesota is located in the US
Pickwick, Minnesota
Pickwick, Minnesota
Location of the community of Pickwick
within Homer Township, Winona County
Coordinates: 43°58′54″N 91°29′41″W / 43.98167°N 91.49472°W / 43.98167; -91.49472Coordinates: 43°58′54″N 91°29′41″W / 43.98167°N 91.49472°W / 43.98167; -91.49472
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Winona County
Township Homer Township
Elevation 702 ft (214 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 55987
Area code(s) 507
GNIS feature ID 649388[1]

Pickwick is an unincorporated community in Homer Township, Winona County, Minnesota, United States.

Geography[edit]

The community is located along Winona County Road 7 near its junction with Little Trout Valley Road. Highways 61 and 14 (co-signed) are nearby. Big Trout Creek and Little Trout Creek meet near Pickwick. Nearby places include Winona, Homer, Lamoille, Donehower, and Dakota.

History[edit]

Pickwick was platted in 1857, and named after The Pickwick Papers, a novel by Charles Dickens.[2] Pickwick had a post office from 1862 to 1913.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pickwick, 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. 583. 
  3. ^ "Winona County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 15 August 2015.