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New Sweden
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Coordinates: 44°24′27″N 94°11′24″W / 44.40750°N 94.19000°W / 44.40750; -94.19000Coordinates: 44°24′27″N 94°11′24″W / 44.40750°N 94.19000°W / 44.40750; -94.19000
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Nicollet
Township New Sweden Township
Elevation
997 ft (304 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
56074 and 55334
Area code(s) 507
GNIS feature ID 654845

New Sweden is an unincorporated community in New Sweden Township, Nicollet County, Minnesota, United States. The community is located near the junction of State Highways 22 (MN 22) and 111 (MN 111).

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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