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Welcome to Dickinson ...

The city of Dickinson is located in Stark County<1> and is the County Seat for Stark County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Dickinson has a population of 23,087 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Dickinson.

Dickinson is 2,460 feet [750 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Dickinson is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Dickinson lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Dickinson (for example, toward Hebron), you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

The telephone area code for Dickinson: (701)

The ZIP code for Dickinson: 58601<4>

Websites for Dickinson ...

Official Website: www.dickinsongov.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Dickinson had an population of 23,087 people. This is an increase of 29.8% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 44.2% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Dickinson had a population of 17,787 people (or 73.5% of the total population of Stark County). This makes Dickinson the county's most populous community.

The population of Dickinson represents 2.64% of the population of North Dakota (which has 672,591 people), making it the state's 7th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 17,787 people, the population of Dickinson increased 11.1% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 16,010 people).

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

Communities Also Named Dickinson ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Dickinson - they are located in Alabama, Kansas, Maryland, Michigan, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Dickinson ...

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

  • Belfield [Stark County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belfield
    • Belfield [Stark County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Dickinson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,035 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belfield have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belfield<7>
  • South Heart [Stark County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Heart
    • South Heart [Stark County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Dickinson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 449 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Heart have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Heart
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for South Heart<7>
  • Gladstone [Stark County]
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    • Gladstone [Stark County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Dickinson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 352 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gladstone have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gladstone
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gladstone<7>
  • Taylor [Stark County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taylor
    • Taylor [Stark County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Dickinson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 171 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taylor have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taylor
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taylor<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • New Hradec [Dunn County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Hradec
      • New Hradec [Dunn County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Dickinson
      • Former name for New Hradec:
      • Novy Hradec
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Hradec
    • Schefield [Stark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Schefield
      • Schefield [Stark County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Dickinson
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Schefield
    • Lefor [Stark County]
    • Richardton [Stark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richardton
      • Richardton [Stark County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<5> to the east of Dickinson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 573 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richardton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richardton<7>
    • New England [Hettinger County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New England
      • New England [Hettinger County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<5> to the south of Dickinson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 559 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New England
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New England<7>
    • Fryburg [Billings County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fryburg
      • Fryburg [Billings County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<5> to the west of Dickinson
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fryburg

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Dickinson. Our list includes 13 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Dickinson.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dickinson ...

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

Adding Dickinson to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of North Dakota

About Stark County

About North Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Dickinson: www.dickinsongov.com/

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 Stark, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Dickinson.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Dickinson - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Dickinson). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Dickinson or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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- Dickinson) 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 Dickinson. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from DickinsonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dickinson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.8790, Longitude: -102.7899    
<6>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.
<7>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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