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Forest City, Minnesota
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Meeker
Township Forest City Township
Elevation 1,070 ft (330 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 55355 and 55389
Area code(s) 320
GNIS feature ID 643796

Forest City is an unincorporated community in Forest City Township, Meeker County, Minnesota, United States, near Litchfield and Watkins. The community is located along Meeker County Road 2 near its junction with State Highway 24 (MN 24). The North Fork of the Crow River flows nearby.

History

Forest City was platted in 1857, and named for its location near the Big Woods. A post office was established at Forest City in 1856, and remained in operation until 1907.

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