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Welcome to Gilby ...

The city of Gilby is located in Grand Forks County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Gilby has a population of 231 people<3> (see below for details).

Gilby was established in 1887.

The community of Gilby is 870 feet [265 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Gilby is within the (701) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Gilby had an population of 231 people. This is a decrease of 2.53% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.94% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Gilby had a population of 237 people. This makes Gilby the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Gilby represents 0.04% of the total population of North Dakota (which has 672,591 people), making it the state's 185th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 237 people, the population of Gilby decreased 2.47% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 243 people).

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

Communities near Gilby ...

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

  • Larimore (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest)
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    • Larimore lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Gilby and is located in Grand Forks County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,269 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Larimore
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Larimore<6>
  • Minto (15 miles [24.1 km] to the north)
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    • Minto lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Gilby and is located in Walsh County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 582 people
    • 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 Google Maps centered on Minto
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Minto<6>
  • Emerado (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast)
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    • Emerado lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Gilby and is located in Grand Forks County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 461 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Emerado have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Emerado
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Emerado<6>
  • Manvel (13 miles [20.9 km] to the east)
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    • Manvel lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Gilby and is located in Grand Forks County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 372 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manvel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manvel
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manvel<6>
  • Oslo (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast)
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    • Oslo lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Gilby and is located in Marshall County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 323 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oslo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oslo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oslo<6>
  • Fordville (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest)
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    • Fordville lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Gilby and is located in Walsh County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 194 people
    • 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 Google Maps centered on Fordville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fordville<6>
  • Forest River (9 miles [14.5 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forest River
    • Forest River lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Gilby and is located in Walsh County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 118 people
    • 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 Google Maps centered on Forest River
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Forest River<6>
  • Pisek (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pisek
    • Pisek lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Gilby and is located in Walsh County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 105 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pisek
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pisek<6>
  • Ardoch (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ardoch
    • Ardoch lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Gilby and is located in Walsh County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 80 people
    • 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 Google Maps centered on Ardoch
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ardoch<6>
  • Niagara (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Niagara
    • Niagara lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Gilby and is located in Grand Forks County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 51 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Niagara
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Niagara<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 Gilby. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Gilby.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gilby ...

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

Adding Gilby to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Gilby

Communities in North Dakota

About Grand Forks County

About North Dakota

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Gilby. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Gilby.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gilby - 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 from Point A (ie- Gilby) 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 Gilby. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GilbyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gilby. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.0839, Longitude: -97.4687       In this case, the coordinates for Gilby 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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