Northcote, Minnesota facts for kids
|Elevation||804 ft (245 m)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||648713|
It was founded as a center of commerce for the surrounding farms and has slowly dwindled in population over the years. There are no records that the settlement was ever incorporated into a village. The settlement was in the heart of a great farming area.
A post office called Northcote was established in 1881, and remained in operation until 1974. The community was named for Stafford Henry Northcote, 1st Earl of Iddesleigh (1818-1887), a British politician.
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