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

Fremont
Historic Fremont Store
Historic Fremont Store
Fremont is located in Minnesota
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Fremont
Location of the community of Fremont
within Fremont Township, Winona County
Fremont is located in the United States
Fremont
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Fremont (the United States)
Coordinates: 43°54′50″N 91°53′57″W / 43.91389°N 91.89917°W / 43.91389; -91.89917Coordinates: 43°54′50″N 91°53′57″W / 43.91389°N 91.89917°W / 43.91389; -91.89917
CountryUnited States
StateMinnesota
CountyWinona County
TownshipFremont Township
Elevation
1,188 ft (362 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
55979
Area code(s)507
GNIS feature ID643929[1]

The community is located along Winona County Road 29, near its junction with County Road 6, two miles south-southwest of Interstate 90. Nearby places include Utica, Lewiston, St. Charles, Peterson, and Troy.

Fremont contains the town hall for Fremont Township, and a general store which appears much as it did when it was built in 1856. It also has an old creamery building and a historic school.

Fremont had a post office from 1876 to 1910. It is named for John C. Fremont, who stayed in the community for a short time while campaigning for President of the United States.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Fremont, Minnesota". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.