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Welcome to Forest River Colony ...

Forest River Colony is located in Grand Forks County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Forest River Colony: Forest Riv. Colony

Forest River Colony is 1,040 feet [317 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Forest River Colony lies within the (701) area code.

Communities near Forest River Colony ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Forest River Colony.

  • Park River [Walsh County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Park River have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Park River
    • Park River [Walsh County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Forest River Colony
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,338 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Park River
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Park River<5>
  • Larimore [Grand Forks County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Larimore have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Larimore
    • Larimore [Grand Forks County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Forest River Colony
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,288 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Larimore
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Larimore<5>
  • Minto [Walsh County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Minto have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Minto
    • Minto [Walsh County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Forest River Colony
    • Estimated population in 2019: 592 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Minto
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Minto<5>
  • Gilby [Grand Forks County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gilby have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gilby
    • Gilby [Grand Forks County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Forest River Colony
    • Estimated population in 2019: 232 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gilby
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gilby<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Fordville [Walsh County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fordville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fordville
      • Fordville [Walsh County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Forest River Colony
      • Estimated population in 2019: 198 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fordville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fordville<5>
    • Petersburg [Nelson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Petersburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Petersburg
      • Petersburg [Nelson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Forest River Colony
      • Estimated population in 2019: 173 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Petersburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Petersburg<5>
    • Forest River [Walsh County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forest River have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forest River
      • Forest River [Walsh County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of Forest River Colony
      • Estimated population in 2019: 121 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest River
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Forest River<5>
    • Pisek [Walsh County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pisek
      • Pisek [Walsh County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the north of Forest River Colony
      • Estimated population in 2019: 105 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pisek
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pisek<5>
    • Lankin [Walsh County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lankin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lankin
      • Lankin [Walsh County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Forest River Colony
      • Estimated population in 2019: 90 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lankin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lankin<5>
    • Ardoch [Walsh County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ardoch have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ardoch
      • Ardoch [Walsh County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Forest River Colony
      • Estimated population in 2019: 78 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ardoch
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ardoch<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Forest River Colony ...

Looking for more information about Forest River Colony? 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 Forest River Colony, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Forest River Colony.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Forest River Colony. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Grand Forks County: www.grandforkscountygov.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 Grand Forks, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Forest River Colony - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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- Forest River Colony) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Forest River Colony. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.1822, Longitude: -97.7034       In this case, the coordinates for Forest River Colony have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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