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Welcome to Fox ...

Fox is located in Roseau County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Fox, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1891.

Fox is 1,090 feet [332 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Fox lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Fox: (218)

Communities Also Named Fox ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 33 communities that are also named Fox - they are located in Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (4), Kentucky, Michigan (4), Mississippi, Missouri, Montana (2), New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas (4), Utah (2) and Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Fox.

Communities near Fox ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Fox.

  • Roseau
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roseau have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roseau
    • Roseau is located in Roseau County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,659 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roseau <4>
  • Greenbush
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenbush have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenbush
    • Greenbush is located in Roseau County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 696 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenbush <4>
  • Badger
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Badger have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Badger
    • Badger is located in Roseau County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 353 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Badger <4>
  • South Junction
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Junction came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Junction
  • Wannaska
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wannaska have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wannaska
    • Wannaska is located in Roseau County
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wannaska <4>
  • Salol
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Salol have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Salol
    • Salol is located in Roseau County
  • Piney
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Piney came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Piney
  • Sprague
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sprague came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sprague
  • Vassar
    (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vassar came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vassar
  • Menisino
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Menisino came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Menisino

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Fox. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Fox.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Fox. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Fox.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Fox. See our Newspapers Page for Fox.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fox ...

Looking for more information about Fox? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Fox, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Fox.

Adding Fox to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Fox in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Fox was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>

From that list, the Fox post office opened in 1891.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Fox.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Fox. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Minnesota: https://mn.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Minnesota's counties, including Roseau, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fox - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>If we found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.
<6>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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