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Bismarck, North Dakota
Welcome to Bismarck ...
The location of Bismarck has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
When the people of Bismarck refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Bismarcker<3>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Bismarck has a population of 73,671 people<4> (see below for details).
Bismarck was established in 1872.
The community of Bismarck is 1,670 feet [509 m] above sea level.<5>.
Time Zone: Bismarck lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Bismarck is located in the (701) area code.
Websites for Bismarck ...
Official Website: www.bismarck.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bismarck had an population of 73,671 people. This is an increase of 20.24% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 32.66% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Bismarck had a population of 61,272 people (or 75.36% of the total population of Burleigh County). This makes Bismarck the county's most populous community.
The population of Bismarck represents 9.11% of the population of North Dakota (which has 672,591 people), making it the state's 2nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 61,272 people, the population of Bismarck increased 10.34% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 55,532 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Bismarck.
Communities Also Named Bismarck ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 14 communities that are also named Bismarck - they are located in Arkansas, California, Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario (2), Pennsylvania, Washington and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Bismarck.
Communities near Bismarck ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Bismarck.
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 Bismarck. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bismarck.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bismarck. 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 Bismarck.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bismarck. Our list includes 62 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Bismarck.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bismarck ...
Looking for more information about Bismarck? 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 Bismarck, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Bismarck.
Adding Bismarck to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Bismarck 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 Bismarck was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Bismarck on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Dakota (1897).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Bismarck on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Bismarck: www.bismarck.org/
The official website for Burleigh County: www.co.burleigh.nd.us/
The official website for State of North Dakota: www.nd.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022