Nelson County, North Dakota

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Nelson County
Water Tower behind Lakota City Hall.
Water Tower behind Lakota City Hall.
Map of North Dakota highlighting Nelson County
Location within the U.S. state of North Dakota
Map of the United States highlighting North Dakota
North Dakota's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 47°55′N 98°11′W / 47.92°N 98.19°W / 47.92; -98.19
Country United States
State North Dakota
FoundedJune 9, 1883
SeatLakota
Largest cityLakota
Area
 • Total1,009 sq mi (2,610 km2)
 • Land982 sq mi (2,540 km2)
 • Water27 sq mi (70 km2)  2.7%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2017)
2,937
 • Density3.2/sq mi (1.2/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional districtAt-large
Websitewww.nelsonco.org

Nelson County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Dakota. As of the 2010 census, 3,126 people lived there.[1] The county seat is Lakota.[2] It was founded in 1883.[3][4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 15, 2011. Retrieved November 1, 2013. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved June 7, 2011.
  3. "Dakota Territory, South Dakota, and North Dakota: Individual County Chronologies". Dakota Territory Atlas of Historical County Boundaries. The Newberry Library. 2006. Retrieved February 3, 2015.
  4. "County History". North Dakota.gov. The State of North Dakota. Retrieved February 3, 2015.