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Welcome to Balfour ...

The city of Balfour is located in McHenry County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Balfour has a population of 27 people<3> (see below for details).

Balfour was established in 1899.

The community of Balfour is 1,610 feet [491 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Balfour: (701)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Balfour had an population of 27 people. This is an increase of 3.85% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 35% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Balfour had a population of 26 people. This makes Balfour the county's 12th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 26 people, the population of Balfour increased 30% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 20 people).

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

Communities Also Named Balfour ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Balfour - they are located in British Columbia, Colorado, Iowa, North Carolina and Ontario.

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

Communities near Balfour ...

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

  • Velva [McHenry County]
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    • Velva [McHenry County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Balfour
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,190 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Velva have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Velva
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Velva<6>
  • Drake [McHenry County]
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    • Drake [McHenry County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Balfour
    • Estimated population in 2019: 268 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Drake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Drake
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Drake<6>
  • Anamoose [McHenry County]
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    • Anamoose [McHenry County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Balfour
    • Estimated population in 2019: 244 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Anamoose have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Anamoose
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Anamoose<6>
  • Karlsruhe [McHenry County]
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    • Karlsruhe [McHenry County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Balfour
    • Estimated population in 2019: 86 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Karlsruhe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Karlsruhe
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Karlsruhe<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Butte [McLean County]
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      • Butte [McLean County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Balfour
      • Estimated population in 2019: 76 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Butte have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Butte
    • Voltaire [McHenry County]
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      • Voltaire [McHenry County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Balfour
      • Estimated population in 2019: 45 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Voltaire have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Voltaire
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Voltaire<6>
    • Kief [McHenry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kief
      • Kief [McHenry County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of Balfour
      • Estimated population in 2019: 14 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kief
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kief<6>
    • Bergen [McHenry County]
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      • Bergen [McHenry County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Balfour
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bergen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bergen
    • Guthrie [McHenry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Guthrie
      • Guthrie [McHenry County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Balfour
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Guthrie
    • Funston [McHenry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Funston
      • Funston [McHenry County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Balfour
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Funston

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Balfour ...

Looking for more information about Balfour? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Balfour, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Balfour.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in North Dakota

About McHenry County

About North Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Balfour. 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 McHenry, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Balfour.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Balfour - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Balfour) 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 Balfour. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Balfour

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Balfour. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.9522, Longitude: -100.5351       In this case, the coordinates for Balfour have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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