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High Forest
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Coordinates: 43°50′42″N 92°33′00″W / 43.84500°N 92.55000°W / 43.84500; -92.55000Coordinates: 43°50′42″N 92°33′00″W / 43.84500°N 92.55000°W / 43.84500; -92.55000
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Olmsted
Township High Forest Township
1,250 ft (380 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 507
GNIS feature ID 644938

High Forest is an unincorporated community in High Forest Township, Olmsted County, Minnesota, United States, near Rochester and Stewartville. The community is located near the junction of Olmsted County Roads 6 and 8, and Covill Street SW.


High Forest was platted in 1855, and named for the forests near the original town site. A post office was established at High Forest in 1856, and remained in operation until 1902.

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 249
1880 180 −27.7%
1890 163 −9.4%
1900 139 −14.7%
1910 127 −8.6%
U.S. Decennial Census
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