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Welcome to Carrington ...

The city of Carrington is located in Foster County<1> and is the County Seat for Foster County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Carrington has a population of 1,980 people<3> (see below for details).

Carrington was established in 1883.

The community of Carrington is 1,580 feet [482 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Carrington lies within the (701) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Carrington had an population of 1,980 people. This is a decrease of 4.12% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.7% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Carrington had a population of 2,065 people (or 61.77% of the total population of Foster County). This makes Carrington the county's most populous community.

The population of Carrington represents 0.31% of the population of North Dakota (which has 672,591 people), making it the state's 30th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,065 people, the population of Carrington decreased 8.95% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,268 people).

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

Communities Also Named Carrington ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Carrington - they are located in Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nova Scotia, Ohio and Virginia.

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

Communities near Carrington ...

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

  • New Rockford [Eddy County]
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    • New Rockford [Eddy County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Carrington
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Rockford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,339 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Rockford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Rockford<6>
  • Sykeston [Wells County]
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    • Sykeston [Wells County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Carrington
    • Estimated population in 2019: 105 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sykeston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sykeston<6>
  • Grace City [Foster County]
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    • Grace City [Foster County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Carrington
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grace City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 58 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grace City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grace City<6>
  • Cathay [Wells County]
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    • Cathay [Wells County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Carrington
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cathay have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 39 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cathay
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cathay<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Guptill [Foster County]
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      • Guptill [Foster County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the north of Carrington
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Guptill
    • Barlow [Foster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barlow
      • Barlow [Foster County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Carrington
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    • Melville [Foster County]
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      • Melville [Foster County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Carrington
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Melville
    • Brantford [Eddy County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brantford
      • Brantford [Eddy County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Carrington
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    • Kensal [Stutsman County]
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      • Kensal [Stutsman County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the southeast of Carrington
      • Estimated population in 2019: 156 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kensal
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kensal<6>
    • Pingree [Stutsman County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pingree
      • Pingree [Stutsman County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Carrington
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pingree have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 61 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pingree
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pingree<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Carrington ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in North Dakota

About Foster County

About North Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Carrington. 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 Foster, 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 Carrington.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Carrington - 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- Carrington) 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 Carrington. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Carrington

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Carrington. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.4500, Longitude: -99.1240       In this case, the coordinates for Carrington 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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