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Oak Center, Minnesota
Unincorporated community
Location of the community of Oak Center
within Gillford Township, Wabasha County
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Wabasha County
Township Gillford Township
Elevation 1,155 ft (352 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 55041
Area code(s) 651 and 507
GNIS feature ID 654855

Oak Center is an unincorporated community in Gillford Township, Wabasha County, Minnesota, United States.

Geography

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.

History

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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