New Sweden, Minnesota facts for kids
|New Sweden, Minnesota|
|Township||New Sweden Township|
|Elevation||997 ft (304 m)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|ZIP code||56074 and 55334|
|GNIS feature ID||654845|
A post office called New Sweden was established in 1884, and remained in operation until 1905. A large share of the early settlers being natives of Sweden caused the name to be selected.
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