kids encyclopedia robot

Homer, Minnesota facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Quick facts for kids
Homer is located in Minnesota
Location in Minnesota
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Winona County
Township Homer Township
 • Total 1.229 sq mi (3.18 km2)
 • Land 1.186 sq mi (3.07 km2)
 • Water 0.043 sq mi (0.11 km2)
692 ft (211 m)
 • Total 181
 • Density 147.3/sq mi (56.86/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 507
GNIS feature ID 645149

Homer is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Homer Township, Winona County, Minnesota, United States, on the south bank of the Mississippi River. As of the 2010 census, its population was 181.

Historical population
Census Pop.
1860 96
1870 91 −5.2%
1880 64 −29.7%
2010 181
U.S. Decennial Census


The community is located to the immediate southeast of the city of Winona along Highways 61 and 14, near the junction with Winona County Road 15. Pleasant Valley Creek and Homer Creek both flow nearby. Nearby places include Winona, Lamoille, Pickwick, Donehower, Dakota, and Dresbach.


Homer was platted in 1855, and named after Homer, New York. The community contained a post office from 1855 until 1960.

See also

Kids robot.svg In Spanish: Homer (Minnesota) para niños

kids search engine
Homer, Minnesota Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.