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Drayton, North Dakota
Welcome to Drayton ...
The location of Drayton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Drayton has a population of 739 people<3> (see below for details).
Drayton was established in 1878.
The community of Drayton is 800 feet [244 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Drayton lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Drayton is located in the (701) area code.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Drayton had an population of 739 people. This is a decrease of 10.32% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 19.06% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Drayton had a population of 824 people (or 11.12% of the total population of Pembina County). This makes Drayton the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Drayton represents 0.12% of the population of North Dakota (which has 672,591 people), making it the state's 76th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 824 people, the population of Drayton decreased 9.75% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 913 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Drayton.
Communities Also Named Drayton ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Drayton - they are located in Georgia, Ontario and South Carolina (3).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Drayton.
Communities near Drayton ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Drayton.
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 Drayton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Drayton.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Drayton. 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 Drayton.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Drayton. See our Newspapers Page for Drayton.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Drayton ...
Looking for more information about Drayton? 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 Drayton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Drayton.
Adding Drayton to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Drayton 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 Drayton was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Drayton on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Dakota (1897).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Drayton on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022