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Etna, Minnesota
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Fillmore
Township Bloomfield Township
Elevation 1,283 ft (391 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 55975
Area code(s) 507
GNIS feature ID 654698

Etna is an unincorporated community in Bloomfield Township, Fillmore County, Minnesota, United States. Etna is located within ZIP code 55975 based in Spring Valley.

History

A post office previously operated in the community of Etna from 1856 to 1901. The community was named for Mount Etna, on Sicily.

Geography

The community is located 8 miles southeast of Spring Valley, at the junction of Fillmore County 14 and 153rd Avenue. U.S. Highway 63 is nearby.

Etna Creek and the South Branch Root River both flow through the community.

Nearby places in Minnesota include Spring Valley, Ostrander, Le Roy, Cherry Grove, and Greenleafton. Nearby places in Iowa include Chester and Lime Springs.

Etna is located 5 miles east of Ostrander; and 4 miles west of Cherry Grove. Forestville Mystery Cave State Park is also nearby.

  • Official State of Minnesota Highway Map – 2011/2012 edition
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