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Welcome to Finley ...

The city of Finley is located in Steele County<1> and is the County Seat for Steele County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Finley has a population of 416 people<3> (see below for details).

Finley was established in 1896.

The community of Finley is 1,450 feet [442 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Finley: (701)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Finley had an population of 416 people. This is a decrease of 6.52% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 19.22% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Finley had a population of 445 people (or 22.53% of the total population of Steele County). This makes Finley the county's most populous community.

The population of Finley represents 0.07% of the population of North Dakota (which has 672,591 people), making it the state's 128th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 445 people, the population of Finley decreased 13.59% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 515 people).

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

Communities Also Named Finley ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Finley - they are located in Alabama, California, Kansas, Kentucky (2), New Jersey, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Finley ...

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

  • Cooperstown [Griggs County]
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    • Cooperstown [Griggs County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Finley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 903 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cooperstown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cooperstown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cooperstown<6>
  • Northwood [Grand Forks County]
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    • Northwood [Grand Forks County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Finley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 895 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Northwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northwood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Northwood<6>
  • Hatton [Traill County]
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    • Hatton [Traill County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Finley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 743 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hatton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hatton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hatton<6>
  • Hope [Steele County]
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    • Hope [Steele County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Finley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 252 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hope have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hope
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hope<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Aneta [Nelson County]
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      • Aneta [Nelson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Finley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 210 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aneta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aneta
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aneta<6>
    • Sharon [Steele County]
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      • Sharon [Steele County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Finley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 90 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sharon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sharon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sharon<6>
    • Luverne [Steele County]
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      • Luverne [Steele County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Finley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 29 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Luverne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Luverne
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Luverne<6>
    • Jessie [Griggs County]
    • Hannaford [Griggs County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hannaford
      • Hannaford [Griggs County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<5> to the southwest of Finley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 118 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hannaford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hannaford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hannaford<6>
    • Pillsbury [Barnes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pillsbury
      • Pillsbury [Barnes County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<5> to the south of Finley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 12 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pillsbury have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pillsbury

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Finley. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Finley.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Finley ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Finley. 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 Steele, 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 Finley.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Finley - 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- Finley) 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 Finley. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Finley

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Finley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.5114, Longitude: -97.8373       In this case, the coordinates for Finley 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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