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Ottawa, Minnesota
Unincorporated community
Location of the community of Ottawa
within Ottawa Township, Le Sueur County
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Le Sueur County
Township Ottawa Township
Elevation 797 ft (243 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 56058
Area code(s) 507
GNIS feature ID 649040

Ottawa is an unincorporated community in Ottawa Township, Le Sueur County, Minnesota, United States.

The community is located south of Le Sueur at the junction of Le Sueur County Roads 23 and 36 (Ottawa Road). The Minnesota River and Cherry Creek meet at Ottawa. State Highway 112 (MN 112) is also in the immediate area.

Ottawa is located within ZIP code 56058 based in Le Sueur. Nearby places include Le Sueur, Kasota, St. Henry, Le Center, Cleveland, St. Peter, the Ottawa Bluffs Nature Preserve, and Ottawa Wildlife Management Area.

Ottawa had a station on the former Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis and Omaha Railroad. The community was founded under the name of Minnewashta, but on June 20, 1856, it was surveyed and renamed Ottawa. The present name is for the Ottawa Indians.

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 246
U.S. Decennial Census
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