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Miscellaneous References and Mentions

While our initial data about Lakefield came from various goverment sources (GNIS, US Census, FIPS), we also found mention of Lakefield in various books, maps and other sources. When we find a mention, a fact or snippet, we add that information to our Gazetter.

We've created the following list to keep track of the sources that proved useful in adding to our knowledge about Lakefield. We hope that they will be useful to you.

Lakefield is contained in a comprehensive list of Post Offices that was created by Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<1>

From that list:

The Lakefield post office opened in 1880.

Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895)
Published by Rand McNally & Co.

A note taken from the Shipper's Guide for Lakefield:
Services available in 1895: had a Post Office, a Railroad Station, a Express Office

Rand McNally Map of Minnesota (1932)
Published by Rand McNally & Co.

Shell Oil Road Map for Minnesota (1956)
Published by Shell Oil Company

We found Lakefield in these Censuses: 2010-1990. See our Census Page for Lakefield for more information.

Both the GNIS and FIPS databases contain entries for Lakefield. See our Misc Page for Lakefield for more information.

The official website for Lakefield:

The official website for Jackson County:

The official website for State of Minnesota:

Footnotes ...

<1>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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