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Pickwick, Minnesota
Unincorporated community
Location of the community of Pickwick
within Homer Township, Winona County
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Winona County
Township Homer Township
Elevation 702 ft (214 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 55987
Area code(s) 507
GNIS feature ID 649388

Pickwick is an unincorporated community in Homer Township, Winona County, Minnesota, United States.

Geography

The community is located along Winona County Road 7 near its junction with Little Trout Valley Road. Highways 61 and 14 (co-signed) are nearby. Big Trout Creek and Little Trout Creek meet near Pickwick. Nearby places include Winona, Homer, Lamoille, Donehower, and Dakota.

History

Pickwick was platted in 1857, and named after The Pickwick Papers, a novel by Charles Dickens. Pickwick had a post office from 1862 to 1913.


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