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Welcome to Buxton ...

The city of Buxton is located in Traill County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Buxton has a population of 320 people<3> (see below for details).

Buxton was established in 1880.

The community of Buxton is 930 feet [283 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Buxton: (701)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Buxton had an population of 320 people. This is a decrease of 0.93% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.57% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Buxton had a population of 323 people. This makes Buxton the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Buxton represents 0.05% of the total population of North Dakota (which has 672,591 people), making it the state's 157th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 323 people, the population of Buxton decreased 7.71% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 350 people).

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

Communities Also Named Buxton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 14 communities that are also named Buxton - they are located in Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ontario, Oregon and South Carolina.

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

Communities near Buxton ...

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

  • Mayville [Traill County]
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    • Mayville [Traill County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Buxton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,781 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mayville<6>
  • Hillsboro [Traill County]
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    • Hillsboro [Traill County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Buxton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,624 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hillsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hillsboro<6>
  • Thompson [Grand Forks County]
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    • Thompson [Grand Forks County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Buxton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,027 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thompson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thompson<6>
  • Hatton [Traill County]
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    • Hatton [Traill County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Buxton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 731 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hatton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hatton<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Portland [Traill County]
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      • Portland [Traill County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Buxton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 585 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Portland<6>
    • Fisher [Polk County]
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      • Fisher [Polk County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Buxton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 410 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fisher have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Reynolds [Traill County]
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      • Reynolds [Traill County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the north of Buxton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 299 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reynolds have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Reynolds<6>
    • Climax [Polk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Climax
      • Climax [Polk County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Buxton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 261 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Climax have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Shelly [Norman County]
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      • Shelly [Norman County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Buxton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 178 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shelly have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Nielsville [Polk County]
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      • Nielsville [Polk County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Buxton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 82 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nielsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Buxton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Buxton.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Buxton ...

Looking for more information about Buxton? 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 Buxton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Buxton.

Adding Buxton to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Buxton. 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 Traill, 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 Buxton.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Buxton - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Buxton) 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 Buxton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BuxtonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Buxton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.6022, Longitude: -97.0995       In this case, the coordinates for Buxton 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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