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Welcome to Cogswell ...

The city of Cogswell is located in Sargent County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Cogswell has a population of 94 people<3> (see below for details).

Cogswell was established in 1890.

The community of Cogswell is 1,300 feet [396 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Cogswell lies within the (701) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Cogswell had an population of 94 people. This is a decrease of 5.05% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 43.03% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Cogswell had a population of 99 people. This makes Cogswell the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Cogswell represents 0.01% of the population of North Dakota (which has 672,591 people), making it the state's 272nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 99 people, the population of Cogswell decreased 40% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 165 people).

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

Communities Also Named Cogswell ...

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

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

Communities near Cogswell ...

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

  • Oakes (14 miles [22.5 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oakes
    • Oakes lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Cogswell and is located in Dickey County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,657 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oakes have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakes
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oakes<6>
  • Gwinner (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gwinner
    • Gwinner lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Cogswell and is located in Sargent County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 956 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gwinner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gwinner
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gwinner<6>
  • Milnor (18 miles [29 km] to the northeast)
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    • Milnor lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Cogswell and is located in Sargent County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 632 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milnor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milnor
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Milnor<6>
  • Forman (7 miles [11.3 km] to the east)
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    • Forman lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Cogswell and is located in Sargent County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 501 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forman
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Forman<6>
  • Rutland (13 miles [20.9 km] to the east)
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    • Rutland lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Cogswell and is located in Sargent County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 156 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rutland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rutland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rutland<6>
  • Newark (12 miles [19.3 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newark
    • Newark lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Cogswell and is located in Marshall County
    • Estimated population in 2014: 109 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newark
  • Kidder (15 miles [24.1 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kidder
    • Kidder lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Cogswell and is located in Marshall County
    • Estimated population in 2014: 77 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kidder
  • Havana (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Havana
    • Havana lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Cogswell and is located in Sargent County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 73 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Havana
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Havana<6>
  • Cayuga (19 miles [30.6 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cayuga
    • Cayuga lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Cogswell and is located in Sargent County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cayuga have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cayuga
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cayuga<6>
  • Ludden (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ludden
    • Ludden lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Cogswell and is located in Dickey County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 24 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ludden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ludden

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cogswell ...

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

Adding Cogswell to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Cogswell 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 Sargent, 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 Cogswell.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cogswell - 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- Cogswell) 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 Cogswell. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CogswellOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cogswell. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.1072, Longitude: -97.7845       In this case, the coordinates for Cogswell 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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