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Coordinates: 43°55′26″N 92°24′36″W / 43.92389°N 92.41000°W / 43.92389; -92.41000Coordinates: 43°55′26″N 92°24′36″W / 43.92389°N 92.41000°W / 43.92389; -92.41000
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Olmsted
Township Pleasant Grove Township
1,270 ft (390 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 507
GNIS feature ID 652079

Simpson is an unincorporated community in Pleasant Grove Township, Olmsted County, Minnesota, United States, near Rochester and Stewartville. The community is located along Olmsted County Road 1 (Simpson Road) near County Road 16 and 68th Street SE. Whitney Creek flows nearby.


Simpson was platted in 1890, and named for Thomas Simpson, a railroad official. A post office was established at Simpson in 1890, and remained in operation until 1956.

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