Ellendale

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Ellendale, North Dakota
Downtown Ellendale
Downtown Ellendale
Location of Ellendale, North Dakota
Location of Ellendale, North Dakota
Coordinates: 46°0′11″N 98°31′23″W / 46.00306°N 98.52306°W / 46.00306; -98.52306Coordinates: 46°0′11″N 98°31′23″W / 46.00306°N 98.52306°W / 46.00306; -98.52306
CountryUnited States
StateNorth Dakota
CountyDickey
Area
 • Total1.52 sq mi (3.94 km2)
 • Land1.52 sq mi (3.94 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
1,453 ft (443 m)
Population
 • Total1,394
 • Estimate 
(2018)[3]
1,240
 • Density920/sq mi (350/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
58436
Area code(s)701 Exchange: 349
FIPS code38-23220
GNIS feature ID1028850[4]
HighwaysUS 281, ND 11
WebsiteEllendaleND.com

Ellendale is a city in Dickey County, North Dakota, United States. It is also the county seat.[5] The population was 1,394 at the 2010 census.[6] Ellendale was founded in 1882. It is the home of Trinity Bible College, located on the former campus of the North Dakota State Normal and Industrial School and the Ellendale Opera House currently under renovation.

History[change | change source]

Ellendale was created as county seat of the newly formed Dickey County in 1882. That same year saw the arrival of the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad into the area.[7]

Ellendale is named for the wife of S. S. Merrill.[8]

Geography[change | change source]

Ellendale is at 46°0′11″N 98°31′23″W / 46.00306°N 98.52306°W / 46.00306; -98.52306 (46.002987, -98.523112).[9]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.52 square miles (3.94 km2), all land.[1]

Demographics[change | change source]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890761
1900750−1.4%
19101,38985.2%
19201,334−4.0%
19301,264−5.2%
19401,51720.0%
19501,75916.0%
19601,8002.3%
19701,517−15.7%
19801,96729.7%
19901,798−8.6%
20001,559−13.3%
20101,394−10.6%
Est. 20181,240[3]−11.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]
2018 Estimate[3]

2010 census[change | change source]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 1,394 people, 562 households, and 313 families living in the city.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-25. Retrieved 2012-06-14.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved June 14, 2012.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "City and Town Population Totals: 2010-2018". Retrieved June 8, 2019.[permanent dead link]
  4. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved January 31, 2008.
  5. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on May 31, 2011. Retrieved June 7, 2011.
  6. "2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File". American FactFinder. United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 21, 2011. Retrieved May 2, 2011.
  7. Hellmann, Paul T. (May 13, 2013). Historical Gazetteer of the United States. Routledge. p. 835. Retrieved 30 November 2013.
  8. Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. pp. 117.
  9. "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  10. United States Census Bureau. "Census of Population and Housing". Archived from the original on April 26, 2015. Retrieved January 30, 2014.

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