Steele County, North Dakota

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Steele County
Steele County Courthouse in Finley
Steele County Courthouse in Finley
Map of North Dakota highlighting Steele 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°28′N 97°43′W / 47.46°N 97.72°W / 47.46; -97.72
Country United States
State North Dakota
FoundedJune 2, 1883 (created)
July 13, 1883 (organized)
Named forEdward H. Steele
Largest cityFinley
 • Total715 sq mi (1,850 km2)
 • Land712 sq mi (1,840 km2)
 • Water3.2 sq mi (8 km2)  0.5%
 • Total1,798
 • Density2.5/sq mi (0.97/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional districtAt-large

Steele County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Dakota. As of the 2020 census, 1,798 people lived there.[1] The county was founded in 1883 and named for businessman Edward H. Steele. The county seat is Finley.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "QuickFacts: Steele County, North Dakota". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 18, 2024.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved June 7, 2011.