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Welcome to Galesburg ...

The city of Galesburg is located in Traill County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Galesburg has a population of 104 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Galesburg.

Galesburg is 1,070 feet [326 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Galesburg lies within the (701) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Galesburg had an population of 104 people. This is a decrease of 3.7% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 33.76% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Galesburg had a population of 108 people. This makes Galesburg the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Galesburg represents 0.02% of the total population of North Dakota (which has 672,591 people), making it the state's 264th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 108 people, the population of Galesburg decreased 31.21% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 157 people).

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

Communities Also Named Galesburg ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Galesburg - they are located in Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri (2), Ontario and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Galesburg ...

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

  • Mayville [Traill County]
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    • Mayville [Traill County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Galesburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,781 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mayville<6>
  • Hillsboro [Traill County]
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    • Hillsboro [Traill County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Galesburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,624 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hillsboro 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 Hillsboro<6>
  • Portland [Traill County]
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    • Portland [Traill County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Galesburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 585 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Portland 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 Portland<6>
  • Arthur [Cass County]
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    • Arthur [Cass County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Galesburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 334 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arthur<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hunter [Cass County]
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      • Hunter [Cass County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Galesburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 251 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hunter 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 Hunter<6>
    • Hope [Steele County]
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      • Hope [Steele County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Galesburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 250 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.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hope<6>
    • Page [Cass County]
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      • Page [Cass County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Galesburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 229 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Page 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 Page<6>
    • Grandin [Cass County]
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      • Grandin [Cass County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Galesburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 171 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grandin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grandin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grandin<6>
    • Clifford [Traill County]
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      • Clifford [Traill County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the north of Galesburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 43 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clifford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clifford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clifford<6>
    • Ayr [Cass County]
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      • Ayr [Cass County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Galesburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ayr have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ayr
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ayr<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 Galesburg. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Galesburg.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Galesburg ...

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

Adding Galesburg to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for North Dakota

About Traill County

About North Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Galesburg. 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 Traill, 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 Galesburg.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Galesburg - 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- Galesburg) 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 Galesburg. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GalesburgOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Galesburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.2705, Longitude: -97.4087       In this case, the coordinates for Galesburg 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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