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Welcome to Cathay ...

The city of Cathay is located in Wells County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Cathay has a population of 39 people<3> (see below for details).

Cathay was established in 1893.

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

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

The telephone area code for Cathay: (701)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Cathay had an population of 39 people. This is a decrease of 9.3% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 30.36% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Cathay had a population of 43 people. This makes Cathay the county's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 43 people, the population of Cathay decreased 23.21% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 56 people).

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

Communities Also Named Cathay ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Cathay - it's located in California.

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

Communities near Cathay ...

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

  • Carrington [Foster County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carrington
    • Carrington [Foster County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Cathay
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carrington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,980 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carrington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carrington<6>
  • New Rockford [Eddy County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Rockford
    • New Rockford [Eddy County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Cathay
    • 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>
  • Fessenden [Wells County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fessenden
    • Fessenden [Wells County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Cathay
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fessenden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 433 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fessenden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fessenden<6>
  • Bowdon [Wells County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bowdon
    • Bowdon [Wells County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Cathay
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bowdon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 120 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bowdon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bowdon<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Sykeston [Wells County]
    • Hamberg [Wells County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hamberg
      • Hamberg [Wells County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Cathay
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hamberg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 19 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamberg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hamberg<6>
    • Barlow [Foster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barlow
      • Barlow [Foster County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Cathay
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barlow
    • Bremen [Wells County]
    • Guptill [Foster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Guptill
      • Guptill [Foster County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Cathay
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Guptill
    • Chaseley [Wells County]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cathay ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in North Dakota

About Wells County

About North Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Cathay. 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 Wells, 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 Cathay.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cathay - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Cathay) 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 Cathay. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Cathay

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cathay. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.5539, Longitude: -99.4115       In this case, the coordinates for Cathay 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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