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Welcome to York ...
The location of York has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of York, you might consider that their post office opened in 1883.
When the people of York refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Yorker<3>
York is 1,300 feet [396 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: York lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for York: (507)
Communities Also Named York ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two Minnesota communities named York: This one is located in Fillmore County and the other is located in Lake County.
Beyond Minnesota, there are 42 communities that are also named York - they are located in Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia (2), Idaho, Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Maine, Michigan (2), Missouri, Montana (2), Nebraska, New York (2), North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio (4), Ontario (3), Pennsylvania, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, South Carolina, Utah, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for York.
Communities near York ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near York.
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 York. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for York.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of York. 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 York.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around York. See our Newspapers Page for York.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for York ...
Looking for more information about York? 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 York, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for York.
Adding York to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of York 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 York was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>
We also found York in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for York.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for York. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Fillmore County: www.co.fillmore.mn.us/
The official website for State of Minnesota: https://mn.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 25 Sep 2023