Homer, Minnesota facts for kids
|Census-designated place (CDP) and Unincorporated community|
|• Total||1.229 sq mi (3.18 km2)|
|• Land||1.186 sq mi (3.07 km2)|
|• Water||0.043 sq mi (0.11 km2)|
|Elevation||692 ft (211 m)|
|• Density||147.3/sq mi (56.86/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|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.
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.
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