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Henderson Station, Minnesota

East Henderson
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Coordinates: 44°31′33″N 93°53′02″W / 44.52583°N 93.88389°W / 44.52583; -93.88389Coordinates: 44°31′33″N 93°53′02″W / 44.52583°N 93.88389°W / 44.52583; -93.88389
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Le Sueur County
Township Tyrone Township
Elevation
745 ft (227 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
56044 and 56058
Area code(s) 507
GNIS feature ID 644864

Henderson Station is an unincorporated community in Tyrone Township, Le Sueur County, Minnesota, United States. The community is also known as East Henderson. It is 1.3 miles east of Henderson, and six miles north of Le Sueur.

The community is found on Henderson Station Road–Le Sueur County Road 34. Highway 19 (MN 19) and U.S. 169 are found close by.

The community of Henderson Station was first started in the 1850s as Clarksville, which could be found on the east side of the Minnesota River, across from the city of Henderson in bordering Sibley County. The community was organized in 1855, mapped in 1877, incorporated in 1883, but has gone back to being an unincorporated community in section 7 within Tyrone Township.

Henderson Station had a ferry from 1856 to 1877, a general store, and a grain elevator, which closed in 1960.

It had a station on the old Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis and Omaha Railroad in section 6 of Tyrone Township.

Ney Nature Center is nearby.

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