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Welcome to Dumont ...

The city of Dumont is located in Traverse County<1>.

The location of Dumont has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

The pronunciation of Dumont: DOO-mahnt<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Dumont has a population of 89 people<4> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Dumont.

Dumont is 1,040 feet [317 m] above sea level.<5>.

Time Zone: Dumont lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Dumont lies within the (320) area code.

The ZIP code for Dumont: 56236<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Dumont had an population of 89 people. This is a decrease of 11% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 27.05% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Dumont had a population of 100 people. This makes Dumont the county's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 100 people, the population of Dumont decreased 18.03% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 122 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Dumont.

Communities Also Named Dumont ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Dumont - they are located in California, Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Iowa, New Jersey, South Dakota and Texas (2).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Dumont.

Communities near Dumont ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Dumont.

  • Wheaton (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest)
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    • Wheaton lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<7> to the northwest of Dumont and is located in Traverse County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,269 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wheaton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wheaton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wheaton<8>
  • Graceville (10 miles [16.1 km] to the south)
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    • Graceville lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the south of Dumont and is located in Big Stone County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 552 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Graceville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Graceville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Graceville<8>
  • Herman (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northeast)
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    • Herman lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the northeast of Dumont and is located in Grant County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 445 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Herman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Herman
  • Rosholt (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
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    • Rosholt lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the northwest of Dumont and is located in Roberts County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 424 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rosholt have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rosholt
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rosholt<8>
  • Clinton (17 miles [27.4 km] to the south)
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    • Clinton lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the south of Dumont and is located in Big Stone County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 405 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clinton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clinton<8>
  • Chokio (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast)
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    • Chokio lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the southeast of Dumont and is located in Stevens County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 385 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chokio have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chokio
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chokio<8>
  • Donnelly (19 miles [30.6 km] to the east)
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    • Donnelly lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the east of Dumont and is located in Stevens County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 233 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Donnelly have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Donnelly
  • Beardsley (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beardsley
    • Beardsley lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the southwest of Dumont and is located in Big Stone County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 209 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beardsley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beardsley<8>
  • Norcross (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norcross
    • Norcross lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the northeast of Dumont and is located in Grant County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 71 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norcross have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norcross
  • Johnson (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Johnson
    • Johnson lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the southeast of Dumont and is located in Big Stone County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 27 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Johnson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Johnson

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Dumont. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Dumont.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Dumont. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Dumont.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Dumont. See our Newspapers Page for Dumont.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dumont ...

Looking for more information about Dumont? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Dumont, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Dumont.

Adding Dumont to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Dumont in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Dumont was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Dumont on our Genealogy Page.

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Dumont

Communities in Minnesota

About Traverse County

About Minnesota

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Dumont. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Minnesota: https://mn.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Minnesota's counties, including Traverse, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Dumont. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Dumont.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Dumont - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Dumont). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Dumont or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Dumont) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Dumont. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from DumontOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dumont. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.7174, Longitude: -96.4230       In this case, the coordinates for Dumont have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




 

 

 

 

 


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