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Welcome to Grenora ...

The city of Grenora is located in Williams County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Grenora has a population of 336 people<2> (see below for details).

Grenora is 2,130 feet [649 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Grenora is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Note: If you travel west from Grenora, you will soon leave Central Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT).

The area code for Grenora: (701)

The ZIP code for Grenora: 58845<4>

The community of Grenora was established in 1916.

Websites for Grenora ...

Official Website:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Grenora had an population of 336 people. This is an increase of 37.7% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 66.34% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Grenora had a population of 244 people. This makes Grenora the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Grenora represents 0.04% of the population of North Dakota (which has 672,591 people), making it the state's 179th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 244 people, the population of Grenora increased 20.79% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 202 people).

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

Communities near Grenora ...

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

  • Westby
  • Hanks
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    • Hanks lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Grenora.
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  • Zahl
  • Dagmar
  • Stady ‑ Historic
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    • Stady was located 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Grenora.
  • Bonetraill
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    • Bonetraill lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Grenora.
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  • Appam
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    • Appam lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Grenora.
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  • Alkabo
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    • Alkabo lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Grenora.
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  • Alamo
  • Fortuna

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Grenora ...

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

Adding Grenora to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Grenora in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Grenora was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>

From that list, the Grenora post office opened in 1917.

We also found Grenora on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Dakota (1937).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Grenora.

The official website for Grenora:

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Dakota's counties, including Williams, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Grenora.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Grenora - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Grenora). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Grenora or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Grenora) 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 Grenora. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GrenoraOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Grenora. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.6191, Longitude: -103.9373    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:




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