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Friesland, Minnesota
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Pine
Township Dell Grove Township
Elevation 1,142 ft (348 m)
Population
 • Total 40
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 55037
Area code(s) 320
GNIS feature ID 643962

Friesland is an unincorporated community in Dell Grove Township, Pine County, Minnesota, United States.

The community is located between Hinckley and Sandstone; near the intersection of Pine County 61, Pine County 26, and the former Northern Pacific Railway (now the Willard Munger State Trail).

History

Located in the southeast corner of Dell Grove Township, Friesland is named after the northern province of the Netherlands. The community was originally called South Junction, as it was at the juncture of the Great Northern and Northern Pacific railroads. It operated a post office from 1896 to 1917.

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

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