Bixby, Minnesota facts for kids
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|Elevation||1,302 ft (397 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||654606|
Bixby is located between Blooming Prairie and Owatonna along U.S. Highway 218 near its intersection with Steele County Road 4.
Bixby was laid out in about 1890. The community is named in honor of John Bixby (1814–1890), a pioneer who settled near the town site. A post office was established at Bixby in 1889, and remained in operation until 1982.
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