North Dakota

NDNorthState of North DakotaCulture of North DakotaGovernment of North Dakota39th stateDemographics of North DakotaUS-NDDakotasFlickertail State
North Dakota is a U.S. state in the midwestern and northern regions of the United States.wikipedia
5,635 Related Articles

Midwestern United States

MidwestMidwesternAmerican Midwest
North Dakota is a U.S. state in the midwestern and northern regions of the United States.
The Census Bureau's definition consists of 12 states in the north central United States: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.

Bismarck, North Dakota

BismarckBismarck, NDBismark
Its capital is Bismarck, and its largest city is Fargo. North Dakota is the only state with a state-owned bank, the Bank of North Dakota in Bismarck, and a state-owned flour mill, the North Dakota Mill and Elevator in Grand Forks. Public access television stations open to community programming are offered on cable systems in Bismarck, Dickinson, Fargo, and Jamestown.
Bismarck is the capital of the U.S. state of North Dakota and the county seat of Burleigh County.

Fargo, North Dakota

FargoFargo, NDFargo Country Club
Its capital is Bismarck, and its largest city is Fargo. Public access television stations open to community programming are offered on cable systems in Bismarck, Dickinson, Fargo, and Jamestown.
Fargo is a city in and the county seat of Cass County, North Dakota, United States.

South Dakota

SDState of South DakotaDakota
North Dakota was admitted to the Union on November 2, 1889, along with its neighboring state, South Dakota. South Dakota is to the south, Montana is to the west, and the Canadian provinces of Saskatchewan and Manitoba are to the north.
As the southern part of the former Dakota Territory, South Dakota became a state on November 2, 1889, simultaneously with North Dakota.

Montana

MTState of MontanaMontana, USA
South Dakota is to the south, Montana is to the west, and the Canadian provinces of Saskatchewan and Manitoba are to the north.
Montana is bordered by Idaho to the west, Wyoming to the south, North Dakota and South Dakota to the east, and the Canadian provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, and Saskatchewan to the north.

Rugby, North Dakota

RugbyRugby, NDGeographic center of North America
The geographic center of North America is near the town of Rugby.
Rugby is a city in, and the county seat of, Pierce County, North Dakota, United States.

Manitoba

MBManitoba, CanadaProvince of Manitoba
South Dakota is to the south, Montana is to the west, and the Canadian provinces of Saskatchewan and Manitoba are to the north.
The province is bordered by the provinces of Ontario to the east and Saskatchewan to the west, the territories of Nunavut to the north, and Northwest Territories to the northwest, and the U.S. states of North Dakota and Minnesota to the south.

Saskatchewan

SKSaskatchewan, CanadaProvince of Saskatchewan
South Dakota is to the south, Montana is to the west, and the Canadian provinces of Saskatchewan and Manitoba are to the north.
Saskatchewan is bordered on the west by Alberta, on the north by the Northwest Territories, on the east by Manitoba, to the northeast by Nunavut, and on the south by the U.S. states of Montana and North Dakota.

Great Plains

PlainsSouthern PlainsNorthern Plains
North Dakota is in the U.S. region known as the Great Plains. The western half of the state consists of the hilly Great Plains as well as the northern part of the Badlands, which are to the west of the Missouri River.
The northern section of the Great Plains, north of latitude 44°, including eastern Montana, north-eastern Wyoming, most of North and South Dakota, and the Canadian Prairies, is a moderately dissected peneplain.

Minnesota

MNState of MinnesotaMinnesota, USA
The state shares the Red River of the North with Minnesota to the east.
Iowa is to the south, North Dakota and South Dakota are to the west, and the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Manitoba are to the north.

Red River of the North

Red RiverRedRed River Valley
The state shares the Red River of the North with Minnesota to the east. Its fertile soil, drained by the meandering Red River flowing northward into Lake Winnipeg, supports a large agriculture industry.
Originating at the confluence of the Bois de Sioux and Otter Tail rivers between the U.S. states of Minnesota and North Dakota, it flows northward through the Red River Valley, forming most of the border of Minnesota and North Dakota and continuing into Manitoba.

Grand Forks, North Dakota

Grand ForksGrand Forks, NDGrand Forks, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area
North Dakota is the only state with a state-owned bank, the Bank of North Dakota in Bismarck, and a state-owned flour mill, the North Dakota Mill and Elevator in Grand Forks.
Grand Forks is the third-largest city in the American state of North Dakota (after Fargo and Bismarck) and is the county seat of Grand Forks County.

Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Theodore RooseveltNational ParkNorth Dakota Badlands
The state's high point, White Butte at 3506 ft, and Theodore Roosevelt National Park are in the Badlands.
Theodore Roosevelt National Park is an American national park comprising three geographically separated areas of badlands in western North Dakota.

Dickinson, North Dakota

DickinsonDickinson, NDCity of Dickinson
Public access television stations open to community programming are offered on cable systems in Bismarck, Dickinson, Fargo, and Jamestown.
Dickinson is a city in Stark County, North Dakota, United States.

North Dakota oil boom

Bakken oil fieldsa production boommajor role
In the 21st century, North Dakota's natural resources have played a major role in its economic performance, particularly with the oil extraction from the Bakken formation, which lies beneath the northwestern part of the state.
The North Dakota oil boom refers to the period of rapidly expanding oil extraction from the Bakken formation in the state of North Dakota that lasted from the discovery of Parshall Oil Field in 2006, and peaked in 2012, but with substantially less growth noted since 2015 due to a global decline in oil prices.

Williston, North Dakota

WillistonWilliston, NDWillison
The Williston, Tioga, Stanley and Minot-Burlington communities are having rapid growth that strains housing and local services.
Williston is a city in and the county seat of Williams County, North Dakota, United States.

Garrison Dam

the dam that created the lake
The Missouri River forms Lake Sakakawea, the third largest artificial lake in the United States, behind the Garrison Dam.
Garrison Dam is an earth-fill embankment dam on the Missouri River in central North Dakota, U.S..

Devils Lake (North Dakota)

Devils LakeDevil's LakeDevil's Lake (Miri xopash / Mirixubáash / Miniwakan)
Devils Lake, the largest natural lake in the state, is also found in the east.
Devils Lake is a lake in the U.S. state of North Dakota.

Missouri River

MissouriMissouri riversUpper Missouri
The Missouri River forms Lake Sakakawea, the third largest artificial lake in the United States, behind the Garrison Dam. The western half of the state consists of the hilly Great Plains as well as the northern part of the Badlands, which are to the west of the Missouri River.
Flowing eastward through the plains of eastern Montana, the Missouri receives the Poplar River from the north before crossing into North Dakota where the Yellowstone River, its greatest tributary by volume, joins from the southwest.

Mandan, North Dakota

MandanMandan, NDM'''andan
A few miles west of Bismarck on the west side of the Missouri River, the city of Mandan was named for the Mandan Indians who inhabited the area at the time of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.
Mandan is a city on the eastern border of Morton County and is the seventh-largest city in North Dakota.

Coteau du Missouri

Missouri CoteauMissouri PlateauGreat Coteau of the Missouri
The central region of the state is divided into the Drift Prairie and the Missouri Plateau.
The Coteau du Missouri, or Missouri Plateau, is a large plateau that stretches along the eastern side of the valley of the Missouri River in central North Dakota and north-central South Dakota in the United States.

Lake Winnipeg

WinnipegWinnipeg LakeLake Winnipeg, Manitoba
Its fertile soil, drained by the meandering Red River flowing northward into Lake Winnipeg, supports a large agriculture industry.
Lake Winnipeg has the largest watershed of any lake in Canada, receiving water from three US states (North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota) and four Canadian provinces (Alberta, Saskatchewan, Ontario and Manitoba).

KVLY-TV mast

KVLY-TV TowertransmitterKTHI tower
North Dakota contains the tallest man-made structure in the Western Hemisphere, the KVLY-TV mast.
The KVLY-TV mast (formerly the KTHI-TV mast) is a 2063 ft television-transmitting mast in Blanchard, Traill County, North Dakota, United States, used by Fargo station KVLY-TV channel 11.

Crow people

CrowCrow NationCrow tribe
Crow Indians traveled the plains from the west to visit and trade with the related Hidatsas after the split between them - probably in the 17th century.
In historical times, the Crow lived in the Yellowstone River valley, which extends from present-day Wyoming, through Montana and into North Dakota, where it joins the Missouri River.

Lakota people

LakotaLakota SiouxSioux Indians
Later came divisions of the Dakota people - the Lakota, the Santee and the Yanktonai.
Their current lands are in North and South Dakota.