Nelson County, North Dakota

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Nelson County, North Dakota
Lakota North Dakota Water Tower.jpg
Water Tower behind Lakota City Hall.
Location within North Dakota
Location within North Dakota
Map of the United States highlighting North Dakota
North Dakota's location within the U.S.
FoundedJune 9, 1883
SeatLakota
Largest cityLakota
Area
 • Total1,009 sq mi (2,613 km2)
 • Land982 sq mi (2,543 km2)
 • Water27 sq mi (70 km2), 2.7%
Population (est.)
 • (2017)2,937
 • Density3.2/sq mi (1.2/km2)
Congressional districtAt-large
Time zoneCentral: UTC−6/−5
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.
  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.