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Welcome to Fort Rice ...

Fort Rice is located in Morton County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Fort Rice: Ft. Rice

Fort Rice is 1,630 feet [497 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Note: If you travel west from Fort Rice (for example, toward Carson), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT).

Fort Rice lies within the (701) area code.

Communities near Fort Rice ...

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

  • Lincoln [Burleigh County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lincoln have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lincoln
    • Lincoln [Burleigh County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Fort Rice
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,817 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lincoln
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lincoln<5>
  • Hazelton [Emmons County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hazelton have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hazelton
    • Hazelton [Emmons County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Fort Rice
    • Estimated population in 2019: 211 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hazelton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hazelton<5>
  • Solen [Sioux County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Solen have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Solen
    • Solen [Sioux County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Fort Rice
    • Estimated population in 2019: 86 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Solen
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Solen<5>
  • Huff [Morton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huff
    • Huff [Morton County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Fort Rice
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huff
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cannon Ball [Sioux County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cannon Ball have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cannon Ball
      • Cannon Ball [Sioux County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the south of Fort Rice
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cannon Ball
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cannon Ball<5>
    • Saint Anthony [Morton County]
    • Moffit [Burleigh County]
    • Apple Valley [Burleigh County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Apple Valley
      • Apple Valley [Burleigh County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the north of Fort Rice
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Apple Valley
    • Menoken [Burleigh County]
    • On-a-Slant Village [Morton County] - Historic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for On-a-Slant Village have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for On-a-Slant Village
      • On-a-Slant Village [Morton County] was located 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the northwest of Fort Rice

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fort Rice ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of North Dakota

About Morton County

About North Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Morton County: www.co.morton.nd.us/

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 Morton, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fort Rice - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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.
<4>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- Fort Rice) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Fort Rice. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fort Rice

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fort Rice. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.5271, Longitude: -100.5842    
<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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