Pleasant Grove, Minnesota

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Pleasant Grove, Minnesota
Pleasant Grove, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Pleasant Grove, Minnesota
Pleasant Grove, Minnesota
Location of the community of Pleasant Grove
within Pleasant Grove Township, Olmsted County
Pleasant Grove, Minnesota is located in the United States
Pleasant Grove, Minnesota
Pleasant Grove, Minnesota
Pleasant Grove, Minnesota (the United States)
Coordinates: 43°52′09″N 92°23′09″W / 43.86917°N 92.38583°W / 43.86917; -92.38583Coordinates: 43°52′09″N 92°23′09″W / 43.86917°N 92.38583°W / 43.86917; -92.38583
CountryUnited States
StateMinnesota
CountyOlmsted
TownshipPleasant Grove Township
Elevation
1,289 ft (393 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
55976
Area code(s)507
GNIS feature ID649549[1]

Pleasant Grove 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 near County Road 140.

History[edit]

Pleasant Grove was platted in 1854, and named for a grove of oak trees near the original town site.[2] A post office was established at Pleasant Grove in 1854, and remained in operation until 1905.[3]

Notable people[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880200
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pleasant Grove, Minnesota". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ Upham, Warren (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 387.
  3. ^ "Olmsted County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 27 July 2015.
  4. ^ United States Census Bureau. "Census of Population and Housing".