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Welcome to Backoo ...

Backoo is located in Pembina County<1>.

Backoo was established in 1887.

Backoo is 910 feet [277 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Backoo is located in the (701) area code.

Communities near Backoo ...

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

  • Altona
  • Cavalier [Pembina County]
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    • Cavalier [Pembina County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the southeast of Backoo
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,204 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cavalier have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cavalier
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cavalier<4>
  • Walhalla [Pembina County]
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    • Walhalla [Pembina County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Backoo
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 887 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Walhalla have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Walhalla<4>
  • Gretna
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    • Neche [Pembina County]
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      • Neche [Pembina County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the northeast of Backoo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 338 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Neche have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Neche<4>
    • Saint Thomas [Pembina County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Thomas
      • Saint Thomas [Pembina County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the southeast of Backoo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 301 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Thomas have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Thomas<4>
    • Crystal [Pembina County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crystal
      • Crystal [Pembina County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the south of Backoo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 125 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crystal<4>
    • Mountain [Pembina County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountain
      • Mountain [Pembina County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the southwest of Backoo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 81 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mountain have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mountain<4>
    • Bathgate [Pembina County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bathgate
      • Bathgate [Pembina County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the east of Backoo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 57 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bathgate
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bathgate<4>
    • Hamilton [Pembina County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hamilton
      • Hamilton [Pembina County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the east of Backoo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 55 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hamilton have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamilton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hamilton<4>

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 Backoo. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Backoo.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Backoo. 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 Backoo.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Backoo ...

Looking for more information about Backoo? 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 Backoo, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Backoo.

Adding Backoo to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Backoo 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 Backoo was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Backoo on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Dakota (1897).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for North Dakota

About Pembina County

About North Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of North Dakota: www.nd.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Dakota's counties, including Pembina, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Backoo - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Backoo) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Backoo. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BackooOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Backoo. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.8365, Longitude: -97.7099    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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