Here in Minnesota, there are more than a few towns with a unique claim to fame. For example, Anoka is the Halloween Capital of the World. Austin, Minnesota, is also known as SPAM Town USA. And the tiny town of Dawson, which we’d like to discuss today, is the Gnome Capital of the World. Read on below to learn more about this tiny town and its weirdly wonderful claim to fame:

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Have you ever been to Dawson? What other quirky towns in Minnesota do you enjoy? Let us know by nominating your favorite spots! Also, be sure to check out our full list of quirky towns in Minnesota.

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