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Fremont, Minnesota
Unincorporated community
Historic Fremont Store
Historic Fremont Store
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Winona County
Township Fremont Township
Elevation 1,188 ft (362 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 55979
Area code(s) 507
GNIS feature ID 643929

Fremont is an unincorporated community in Fremont Township, Winona County, Minnesota, United States.

The community is located along Winona County Road 29, near its junction with County Road 6, two miles south–southwest of Interstate 90. Nearby places include Utica, Lewiston, St. Charles, Peterson, and Troy.

Fremont contains the town hall for Fremont Township, and a general store which appears much as it did when it was built in 1856. It also has an old creamery building and a historic school.

Fremont had a post office from 1876 to 1910. It is named for John C. Fremont, who stayed in the community for a short time while campaigning for President of the United States.


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