Oak Center, Minnesota facts for kids
|Oak Center, Minnesota|
|Location of the community of Oak Center
within Gillford Township, Wabasha County
|Elevation||1,155 ft (352 m)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|Area code(s)||651 and 507|
|GNIS feature ID||654855|
The community is located between Lake City and Zumbro Falls at the junction of Wabasha County Roads 31, 75, and 82; and U.S. Highway 63. Wabasha County Roads 3, 16, and 33 are also in the immediate area. Other nearby places include Lake City, Zumbro Falls, Bellechester, and Mazeppa.
A post office was established at Oak Center in 1874, and remained in operation until 1907. The community was named for a grove of oak trees near the original town site.
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