Fountain, Minnesota

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Fountain, Minnesota

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Fountain Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 25 miles SE of Rochester, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 96 miles SE of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Fillmore
Standard Zip Codes 55935
Phone Area Codes 507
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.74
Longitude -92.136

Fountain Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 6.1 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 23 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 58 to 83 F
Oct Temp 35 to 61 F
Annual Precip 34.2 inches
Distance 21.7 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 21 F
Apr Temp 32 to 54 F
Jul Temp 59 to 81 F
Oct Temp 36 to 58 F
Annual Precip 34.6 inches
Station CRESCO 1 NE
Distance 24.7 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 22 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 36 to 59 F
Annual Precip 35.6 inches
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Fountain Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 343 100%
Male 172 50.1%
Female 171 49.9%
Under 18 90 26.2%
18+ 253 73.8%
65+ 47 13.7%
Median Age 35.1
Average Family Size 3.06
White 338 98.5%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.6%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 3 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Fountain Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 341
Growth -2
Growth % -0.6%

Fountain Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 40.9%
Norwegian 39.8%
Irish 8.3%
English 3%
US/American 2.3%
Scotch-Irish 1.9%
Canadian 1.5%
Dutch 1.1%
French Canadian 0.8%
Scandinavian 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Fountain 343 $49,583
Chatfield 2,394 $53,625
Harmony 1,080 $38,750
Lanesboro 788 $43,571
Preston 1,426 $50,234
Spring Valley 2,518 $42,468
Wykoff 460 $38,875
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