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Welcome to Golva ...

The city of Golva is located in Golden Valley County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Golva has a population of 67 people<3> (see below for details).

Golva was established in 1915.

The community of Golva is 2,810 feet [856 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Golva is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Golva lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Golva is within the (701) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Golva had an population of 67 people. This is an increase of 9.84% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 36.79% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Golva had a population of 61 people. This makes Golva the county's 2nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 61 people, the population of Golva decreased 42.45% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 106 people).

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

Communities Also Named Golva ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Golva - it's located in Kentucky.

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

Communities near Golva ...

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

  • Beach (12 miles [19.3 km] to the north)
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    • Beach lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Golva and is located in Golden Valley County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,026 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beach
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beach<6>
  • Wibaux (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest)
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    • Wibaux lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Golva and is located in Wibaux County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 575 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wibaux have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wibaux
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wibaux<6>
  • Sentinel Butte (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast)
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    • Sentinel Butte lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Golva and is located in Golden Valley County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 62 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sentinel Butte have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sentinel Butte
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sentinel Butte<6>
  • Medora (25 miles [40.2 km] to the northeast)
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    • Medora lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<5> to the northeast of Golva and is located in Billings County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 124 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Medora
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Medora<6>
  • Baker (29 miles [46.7 km] to the southwest)
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    • Baker lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Golva and is located in Fallon County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,897 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baker have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baker
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baker<6>
  • Marmarth (30 miles [48.3 km] to the south)
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    • Marmarth lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<5> to the south of Golva and is located in Slope County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 135 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marmarth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marmarth
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marmarth<6>
  • Plevna (33 miles [53.1 km] to the southwest)
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    • Plevna lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Golva and is located in Fallon County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 141 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plevna have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plevna
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plevna<6>
  • Amidon (35 miles [56.3 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amidon
    • Amidon lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Golva and is located in Slope County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 23 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Amidon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amidon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Amidon<6>
  • Rhame (37 miles [59.5 km] to the southeast)
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    • Rhame lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Golva and is located in Bowman County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 163 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rhame have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rhame
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rhame<6>
  • Belfield (38 miles [61.2 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belfield
    • Belfield lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<5> to the east of Golva and is located in Stark County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,035 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belfield<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 Golva. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Golva.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Golva ...

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

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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 Golden Valley, 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 Golva.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Golva - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Golva) 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 Golva. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GolvaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Golva. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.7347, Longitude: -103.9830       In this case, the coordinates for Golva 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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