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Welcome to Cando ...

The city of Cando is located in Towner County<1> and is the County Seat for Towner County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Cando has a population of 1,036 people<3> (see below for details).

Cando was established in 1884.

The community of Cando is 1,480 feet [451 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Cando: (701)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Cando had an population of 1,036 people. This is a decrease of 7.09% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 22.8% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Cando had a population of 1,115 people (or 49.64% of the total population of Towner County). This makes Cando the county's most populous community.

The population of Cando represents 0.17% of the population of North Dakota (which has 672,591 people), making it the state's 54th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,115 people, the population of Cando decreased 16.92% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,342 people).

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

Communities Also Named Cando ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Cando - they are located in Kentucky and Saskatchewan.

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

Communities near Cando ...

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

  • Leeds [Benson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leeds
    • Leeds [Benson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Cando
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 451 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leeds
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leeds<6>
  • Bisbee [Towner County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bisbee
    • Bisbee [Towner County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Cando
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 120 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bisbee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bisbee
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bisbee<6>
  • Starkweather [Ramsey County]
  • Egeland [Towner County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Egeland
    • Egeland [Towner County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Cando
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Egeland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Egeland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Egeland<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Calio [Cavalier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Calio
      • Calio [Cavalier County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Cando
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 20 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Calio have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Calio
    • Churchs Ferry [Ramsey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Churchs Ferry
      • Churchs Ferry [Ramsey County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Cando
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Churchs Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Churchs Ferry
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Churchs Ferry<6>
    • Perth [Towner County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Perth
      • Perth [Towner County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Cando
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Perth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Perth
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Perth<6>
    • Maza [Towner County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maza
      • Maza [Towner County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of Cando
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maza have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maza
    • Saint Joe [Ramsey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Joe
      • Saint Joe [Ramsey County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Cando
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Joe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Joe
    • Niles [Benson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Niles
      • Niles [Benson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Cando
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Niles have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Niles

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Cando. Our list includes 7 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Cando.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cando ...

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

Adding Cando to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of North Dakota

About Towner County

About North Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Cando. 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 Towner, 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 Cando.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cando - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Cando) 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 Cando. 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 CandoOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cando. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.4878, Longitude: -99.2029       In this case, the coordinates for Cando 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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