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Witoka, Minnesota
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Winona County
Township Wilson Township and Wiscoy Township
Elevation 1,335 ft (407 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 55987
Area code(s) 507
GNIS feature ID 654296

Witoka is an unincorporated community in Winona County, Minnesota, United States.

Geography

The community is located near the junction of Winona County Roads 9, 12, 15, and 17. Interstate 90 and State Highway 76 (MN 76) are nearby. Witoka is located within Wilson Township and Wiscoy Township. Nearby places include Winona, Wilson, Centerville, and Ridgeway. Cedar Creek, Money Creek, and Pleasant Valley Creek all flow nearby.

History

Witoka was platted in 1855, and named for the daughter of an Indian chief. A post office was established at Witoka in 1857, and remained in operation until 1918.


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