Bellingham, MN

Town in Lac qui Parle County, MN

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Sponsors of Bellingham, MN

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About Bellingham, MN

The City of Bellingham is located along U.S. Highway 75 in Lac qui Parle County, Minnesota. In 2010, Bellingham was home to 168 residents.

The City of Bellingham was founded in 1887 by Robert Bellingham and his family. In 2012, Bellingham celebrated its 125th anniversary with a weekend-long celebration.

BELLINGHAM, a city in Perry Township, sections 3, 4, 9, and 10, incorporated as a village on May 5, 1890, and platted by the owners, William R. and Mary P. Thomas and Robert and Phebe (Morse) Bellingham (d. 1889). The county newspaper first suggested the name Perry after its township name, but Phebe (Morse) Bellingham named it for her father-in-law, Charles Thomas Saker Bellingham (b. 1823, England; d. 1905, Bellingham), the patriarch of the large Bellingham family (seven sons, one daughter), who lived in the area. The Great Northern Railway came in 1887, and the depot was built in 1888. Banker Hans M. Hagestead was the first postmaster when the post office opened in 1887, and he later was township manager and brought the newspaper to the village in 1891.

Businesses of Bellingham, MN

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Community Organizations of Bellingham, MN

Small towns and rural communities throughout the Midwest are looking for ways to strengthen their economies, provide better quality of life, and build on local assets. Here you will find the organizations that stabilize, preserve, and revitalize the small towns and rural areas alike. To submit your organization to be included on your town and county page CLICK HERE!

Events of Bellingham, MN

The small towns of the Midwest have long shared pride in their communities through festivals and events! Citizens from each community, working together, continue to offer entertainment options that not only appeal to their citizens, but visitors to their community! Below you will find festivals and events you are sure to want to attend! If you would like to have (DST) include an annual festival or event on your town and county page CLICK HERE!

Faith Organizations of Bellingham, MN

Throughout the years faith organizations have not only been an essential part of a town's religious life, but its community life. Below you will find stories about these organizations, If you would like to induct a faith organization to be added to your town and county page CLICK HERE!

Points of Interest of Bellingham, MN

The communities of the Midwest have a lifestyle unique to their region — rich in history and points of interest like no other! Below you will find points of interest you are sure to want to visit! To nominate a landmark, historic location, museum, etc. as a point of interest on your county and region page CLICK HERE!

Lac qui Parle County, MN

Visit our county page and you will find information about our town and county's points of interest, festivals/events and faith community. You also will learn about the community organizations that have built and continue to build strong communities (chambers, community groups, and departments, etc) and much more when you visit the Lac qui Parle County, MN page.

Veterans of Lac qui Parle County, MN

Veterans come from many walks of life and whether a veteran has severed two decades ago or two days ago, they have made our freedoms possible. Below you will find stories about many who have served. If you would like to nominate a veteran to be included on your town and county page CLICK HERE!