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Minnesota Junction, Wisconsin
Looking south in Minnesota Junction on WIS 26
Looking south in Minnesota Junction on WIS 26
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Coordinates: 43°27′09″N 88°41′49″W / 43.45250°N 88.69694°W / 43.45250; -88.69694
Country  United States
State  Wisconsin
County Dodge
Town Oak Grove
Elevation
282 m (925 ft)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 920
GNIS feature ID 1569566
Minnesota Junction Wisconsin looking north on WIS 26
Minnesota Junction sign

Minnesota Junction is an unincorporated community located, in the town of Oak Grove, in Dodge County, Wisconsin, United States. Minnesota Junction is located on Wisconsin Highway 26. It is located at latitude 43.452 and longitude -88.697 at 925 feet above mean sea level.

History

Minnesota Junction was founded when the railroad was built to that point. The community was so named from the expectation the new railroad line would eventually extend from Minnesota Junction to the Minnesota Territory. A post office was established in Minnesota Junction in 1861, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1940.

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