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Acton
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Meeker
Township Acton Township
Elevation
1,184 ft (361 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
56243, 56209, and 55355
Area code(s) 320
GNIS feature ID 654561

Acton is an unincorporated community in Acton Township, Meeker County, Minnesota, United States, near Grove City and Litchfield. The community is located along Meeker County Road 23 near State Highway 4 (MN 4). County Road 32 is also in the immediate area.

History

A post office called Acton as established in 1857, and remained in operation until 1904. The community was named after Acton, Ontario. During the Dakota Indian War of 1862, two Dakota Indians were shot and killed here.

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