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Welcome to Churchs Ferry ...

The city of Churchs Ferry is located in Ramsey County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Churchs Ferry: Churchs Fry. (or less commonly used: Churchs Frry.)

See our Genealogy Helper Page for Churchs Ferry for more information about variations on the name of Churchs Ferry.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Churchs Ferry has a population of 12 people<3> (see below for details).

Churchs Ferry was established in 1886.

The community of Churchs Ferry is 1,450 feet [442 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Churchs Ferry is located in the (701) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Churchs Ferry had an population of 12 people (or a decrease of 84.42% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Churchs Ferry had a population of 12 people. This makes Churchs Ferry the county's 8th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 12 people, the population of Churchs Ferry decreased 84.42% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 77 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Churchs Ferry.

Communities near Churchs Ferry ...

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

  • Devils Lake (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Devils Lake
    • Devils Lake lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Churchs Ferry and is located in Ramsey County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,229 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Devils Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Devils Lake
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Devils Lake<6>
  • Cando (15 miles [24.1 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cando
    • Cando lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Churchs Ferry and is located in Towner County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,008 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cando have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cando
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cando<6>
  • Leeds (11 miles [17.7 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leeds
    • Leeds lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Churchs Ferry and is located in Benson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 451 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leeds
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leeds<6>
  • Minnewaukan (13 miles [20.9 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Minnewaukan
    • Minnewaukan lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Churchs Ferry and is located in Benson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 221 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Minnewaukan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Minnewaukan<6>
  • Starkweather (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Starkweather
    • Starkweather lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Churchs Ferry and is located in Ramsey County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 112 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Starkweather
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Starkweather<6>
  • Brinsmade (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brinsmade
    • Brinsmade lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Churchs Ferry and is located in Benson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 34 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brinsmade have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brinsmade
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brinsmade<6>
  • York (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for York
    • York lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Churchs Ferry and is located in Benson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 22 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for York have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on York
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for York<6>
  • Maza (8 miles [12.9 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maza
    • Maza lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Churchs Ferry and is located in Towner County
    • 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
  • Penn (5 miles [8 km] to the southeast)
  • Niles (7 miles [11.3 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Niles
    • Niles lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Churchs Ferry and is located in Benson County
    • 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 Churchs Ferry. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Churchs Ferry.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Churchs Ferry ...

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

Adding Churchs Ferry to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

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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 Ramsey, 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 Churchs Ferry.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Churchs Ferry - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Churchs Ferry) 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 Churchs Ferry. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Churchs FerryOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Churchs Ferry. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.2686, Longitude: -99.1946       In this case, the coordinates for Churchs Ferry 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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