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Welcome to Forman ...

The city of Forman is located in Sargent County<1> and is the County Seat for Sargent County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Forman has a population of 509 people<3> (see below for details).

Forman was established in 1883.

The community of Forman is 1,250 feet [381 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Forman is located in the (701) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Forman had an population of 509 people. This is an increase of 0.99% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.59% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Forman had a population of 504 people (or 13.16% of the total population of Sargent County). This makes Forman the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Forman represents 0.07% of the total population of North Dakota (which has 672,591 people), making it the state's 122nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 504 people, the population of Forman has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 506 people).

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

Communities Also Named Forman ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Forman - they are located in Illinois, Michigan, Oklahoma and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Forman ...

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

  • Gwinner (8 miles [12.9 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gwinner
    • Gwinner lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Forman and is located in Sargent County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 956 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gwinner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gwinner
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gwinner<6>
  • Milnor (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northeast)
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    • Milnor lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Forman and is located in Sargent County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 632 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milnor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milnor
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Milnor<6>
  • Rutland (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast)
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    • Rutland lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Forman and is located in Sargent County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 156 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rutland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rutland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rutland<6>
  • Newark (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest)
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    • Newark lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Forman and is located in Marshall County
    • Estimated population in 2014: 109 people
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  • Cogswell (7 miles [11.3 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cogswell
    • Cogswell lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Forman and is located in Sargent County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 93 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cogswell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cogswell
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cogswell<6>
  • Kidder (15 miles [24.1 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kidder
    • Kidder lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Forman and is located in Marshall County
    • Estimated population in 2014: 77 people
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  • Havana (10 miles [16.1 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Havana
    • Havana lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Forman and is located in Sargent County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 73 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Havana
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Havana<6>
  • Cayuga (12 miles [19.3 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cayuga
    • Cayuga lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Forman and is located in Sargent County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cayuga have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cayuga
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cayuga<6>
  • Marlow (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marlow
    • Marlow lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Forman and is located in Marshall County
    • Estimated population in 2014: 14 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marlow have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marlow
  • Brampton (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brampton
    • Brampton lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Forman and is located in Sargent County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brampton

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Forman. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Forman.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Forman ...

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

Adding Forman to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

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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 Sargent, 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 Forman.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Forman - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Forman) 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 Forman. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from FormanOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Forman. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.1052, Longitude: -97.6373       In this case, the coordinates for Forman 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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