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Welcome to Dwight ...

The city of Dwight is located in Richland County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Dwight has a population of 78 people<3> (see below for details).

Dwight was established in 1881.

The community of Dwight is 940 feet [287 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Dwight is within the (701) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Dwight had an population of 78 people. This is a decrease of 4.88% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Dwight had a population of 82 people. This makes Dwight the county's 11th most populous community.

The population of Dwight represents 0.01% of the total population of North Dakota (which has 672,591 people), making it the state's 299th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 82 people, the population of Dwight increased 9.33% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 75 people).

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

Communities Also Named Dwight ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 14 communities that are also named Dwight - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Nebraska, Ohio, Ontario and Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Dwight ...

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

  • Wahpeton [Richland County]
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    • Wahpeton [Richland County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Dwight
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,728 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wahpeton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wahpeton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wahpeton<6>
  • Breckenridge [Wilkin County]
  • Hankinson [Richland County]
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    • Hankinson [Richland County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Dwight
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 880 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hankinson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hankinson<6>
  • Wyndmere [Richland County]
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    • Wyndmere [Richland County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Dwight
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 404 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wyndmere
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wyndmere<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Fairmount [Richland County]
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      • Fairmount [Richland County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Dwight
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 356 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairmount have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairmount
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairmount<6>
    • Walcott [Richland County]
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      • Walcott [Richland County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Dwight
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 251 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Walcott have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Walcott<6>
    • Abercrombie [Richland County]
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      • Abercrombie [Richland County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Dwight
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 248 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Abercrombie
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Abercrombie<6>
    • Mooreton [Richland County]
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      • Mooreton [Richland County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the west of Dwight
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 190 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mooreton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mooreton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mooreton<6>
    • Christine [Richland County]
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      • Christine [Richland County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Dwight
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 169 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Christine have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Christine
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Christine<6>
    • Colfax [Richland County]
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      • Colfax [Richland County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Dwight
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 154 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colfax
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Colfax<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dwight ...

Looking for more information about Dwight? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Dwight, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Dwight.

Adding Dwight to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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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 Richland, 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 Dwight.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Dwight - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Dwight) 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 Dwight. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from DwightOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dwight. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.3027, Longitude: -96.7390       In this case, the coordinates for Dwight 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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