Potsdam, Minnesota facts for kids
|Location of the community of Potsdam
within Farmington Township, Olmsted County
|Elevation||1,138 ft (347 m)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||649691|
Potsdam is an unincorporated community in Farmington Township, Olmsted County, Minnesota, United States, near Elgin and Rochester. The community is located along State Highway 247 (MN 247) near Olmsted County Road 11. The boundary line between Olmsted and Wabasha counties is nearby.
Potsdam was laid out in about 1860, and named after Potsdam, in Germany. A post office was established at Potsdam in 1873, and remained in operation until 1905.
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