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|Elevation||1,004 ft (306 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||639970|
Bernadotte is an unincorporated community in Bernadotte Township, Nicollet County, Minnesota, United States, near Lafayette. The community is located near the junction of Nicollet County Roads 1 and 10.
Bernadotte is the home of Historic Marker: Bernadotte Lutheran Church and Historic Marker: Bernadotte Co-op Creamery.
Bernadotte is also the home of the world's largest collection of cow-related items, amassed by local celebrity and resident Ruth Klossner. This record was officially approved by Guinness World Records on June 9, 2015.
A post office called Bernadotte was established in 1871, and remained in operation until 1904. The community was named for Jean Baptiste Jules Bernadotte, a French Jacobines leader, later French Marshal, later King Charles XIV of Sweden and founder of the House of Bernadotte.
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