Ash Creek, Minnesota facts for kids
|Ash Creek, Minnesota|
|Elevation||1,394 ft (425 m)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||639466|
Ash Creek is located one mile east of U.S. Route 75, 6 miles south of Interstate 90 and 3 miles north of the Iowa state line.
The community of Ash Creek was founded by English investor Col. Alfred Grey, who owned the townsite and a large extent of land in southwestern Minnesota. Some of its streets were named in honor of Col. Grey, being named as Colonel, Alfred, and Grey. The community had a post office from 1871 until 1939.
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