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Welcome to Dunseith ...

The city of Dunseith is located in Rolette County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Dunseith has a population of 772 people<3> (see below for details).

Dunseith was established in 1884.

The community of Dunseith is 1,700 feet [518 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Dunseith lies within the (701) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Dunseith had an population of 772 people. This is a decrease of 0.13% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.47% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Dunseith had a population of 773 people (or 5.55% of the total population of Rolette County). This makes Dunseith the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Dunseith represents 0.11% of the population of North Dakota (which has 672,591 people), making it the state's 85th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 773 people, the population of Dunseith increased 4.6% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 739 people).

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

Communities near Dunseith ...

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

  • Bottineau [Bottineau County]
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    • Bottineau [Bottineau County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Dunseith
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,147 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bottineau have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bottineau
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bottineau<6>
  • Rolette [Rolette County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rolette
    • Rolette [Rolette County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Dunseith
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 586 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rolette
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rolette<6>
  • Saint John [Rolette County]
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    • Saint John [Rolette County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Dunseith
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 341 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint John have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint John
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint John<6>
  • Willow City [Bottineau County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Willow City
    • Willow City [Bottineau County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Dunseith
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 150 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Willow City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Willow City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Willow City<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Overly [Bottineau County]
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      • Overly [Bottineau County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Dunseith
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 17 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Overly have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Overly
    • East Dunseith [Rolette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Dunseith
      • East Dunseith [Rolette County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Dunseith
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Dunseith have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Dunseith
    • Kelvin [Rolette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kelvin
      • Kelvin [Rolette County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Dunseith
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kelvin
    • Shell Valley [Rolette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shell Valley
      • Shell Valley [Rolette County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Dunseith
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shell Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shell Valley
    • Belcourt [Rolette County]
    • Omemee [Bottineau County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Omemee
      • Omemee [Bottineau County] was located 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Dunseith

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Dunseith. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Dunseith.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dunseith ...

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

Adding Dunseith to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Dunseith. 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 Rolette, 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 Dunseith.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Dunseith - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Dunseith) 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 Dunseith. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from DunseithOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dunseith. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.8125, Longitude: -100.0618       In this case, the coordinates for Dunseith 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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