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North Dakota State Facts

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  • List of Towns


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  • Capital: Bismarck


  • Largest city:


  • Highest point: White Butte, 3,508 ft (1069 m)


  • Lowest point: Red River of the North at Manitoba border


  • Admission to Union: November 2, 1889 (39th)

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North Dakota State Information

  • The Bank of North Dakota is a nonprofit owned by the state. It is the only state-owned bank in the country.


  • Rugby, North Dakota, identifies itself as being the "Geographic Center of the North American Continent"


  • North Dakota has the most churches per capita of any state


  • North Dakota is considered the least visited state, owing, in part, to its not having a major tourist attraction


  • Høstfest in Minot, billed as North America's largest Scandinavian festival


  • Theodore Roosevelt National Park (US National Park Service)


North Dakota Points of Interest

North Dakota Points of Interest

Points of Interest of North Dakota, Things To Do, Places To Go, People To Meet

North Dakota State Counties

53 Counties in North Dakota

  1. Adams County


  2. Barnes County


  3. Benson County


  4. Billings County


  5. Bottineau County


  6. Bowman County


  7. Burke County


  8. Burleigh County


  9. Cass County


  10. Cavalier County


  11. Dickey County


  12. Divide County


  13. Dunn County


  14. Eddy County


  15. Emmons County


  16. Foster County


  17. Golden Valley County


  18. Grand Forks County


  19. Grant Griggs County


  20. Hettinger County


  21. Kidder County


  22. LaMoure County


  23. Logan County


  24. McHenry County


  25. McIntosh County


  26. McKenzie County


  27. McLean County


  28. Mercer County


  29. Morton County


  30. Mountrail County


  31. Nelson County


  32. Oliver County


  33. Pembina County


  34. Pierce County


  35. Ramsey County


  36. Ransom County


  37. Renville County


  38. Richland County


  39. Rolette County


  40. Sargent County


  41. Sheridan County


  42. Sioux County


  43. Slope County


  44. Stark County


  45. Steele County


  46. Stutsman County


  47. Towner County


  48. Traill County


  49. Walsh County


  50. Ward County


  51. Wells County


  52. Williams County






Our Story

  • The state of North Dakota is located within the Midwestern area of the country and is bordered by the Canadian provinces of Saskatchewan and Manitoba to its north, Minnesota to its east, South Dakota on its southern border, and Montana to its west. North Dakota is the 19th ranked most extensive state in the country with a land area of approximately 70,00 square miles. It is also the 4th ranked least densely populated state and the 3rd overall least populated state with a population of roughly 684,000 estimated as of 2011.


  • The capital of North Dakota is the city of Bismarck, however the largest city in the state is the city of Fargo. The state is reported to h ave a very solid economy for the last decade with an average unemployment rate that is lower than the national average. It also has extensive employment opportunities, population growth, and relatively low housing vacancies. Most of the states recent growth can be attributed largely to the establishment of the Bakken oil shale fields located in the western region of the state, however it also experienced rapid expansion in the technology and service industries as well.


  • The geography of the state is largely considered to be Great Plains and is sometimes called the High Plains. The western region of North Dakota largely is made up of the hilly Great Plains as well as some of the Badlands. The highest point of elevation in the state is White Butte which sits roughly 3,506 feet above sea level and is located in the Badlands. The lowest point of elevation in the state is the Red River which is 750 feet above sea level. The states few major lakes are Lake Sakakawea and Lake Ohe, while the major rivers are the James River, Missouri River, and Red River.


  • The state motto is “Liberty and union, now and forever, one and inseparable”. The state bird is the Western Meadowlark, the state fish is the Northern Pike, the state flower is the Wild Prairie Rose, and the state tree is the American Elm tree. North Dakota is a very open, peaceful, and economically stable state that continue to remain a core part of the backbone of the United States.


  • The Missouri River forms Lake Sakakawea, the third largest man-made lake in the US


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