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Welcome to Gwinner ...

The city of Gwinner is located in Sargent County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Gwinner has a population of 946 people<3> (see below for details).

Gwinner was established in 1901.

The community of Gwinner is 1,260 feet [384 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Gwinner is located in the (701) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Gwinner had an population of 946 people. This is an increase of 25.63% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 31.94% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Gwinner had a population of 753 people (or 19.67% of the total population of Sargent County). This makes Gwinner the county's most populous community.

The population of Gwinner represents 0.11% of the population of North Dakota (which has 672,591 people), making it the state's 87th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 753 people, the population of Gwinner increased 5.02% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 717 people).

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

Communities near Gwinner ...

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

  • Lisbon (15 miles [24.1 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lisbon
    • Lisbon lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Gwinner and is located in Ransom County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,015 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lisbon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lisbon<6>
  • Milnor (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milnor
    • Milnor lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Gwinner and is located in Sargent County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 632 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milnor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milnor
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Milnor<6>
  • Forman (8 miles [12.9 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forman
    • Forman lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Gwinner and is located in Sargent County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 501 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forman
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Forman<6>
  • Rutland (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rutland
    • Rutland lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Gwinner and is located in Sargent County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 156 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rutland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rutland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rutland<6>
  • Cogswell (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cogswell
    • Cogswell lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Gwinner and is located in Sargent County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 93 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cogswell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cogswell
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cogswell<6>
  • Havana (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Havana
    • Havana lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Gwinner and is located in Sargent County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 73 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Havana
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Havana<6>
  • Elliott (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elliott
    • Elliott lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Gwinner and is located in Ransom County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elliott have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elliott
  • Cayuga (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cayuga
    • Cayuga lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Gwinner and is located in Sargent County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cayuga have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cayuga
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cayuga<6>
  • Stirum (7 miles [11.3 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stirum
    • Stirum lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Gwinner and is located in Sargent County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stirum
  • Ransom City (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast) - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ransom City
    • Ransom City was located 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Gwinner and is located in Sargent County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ransom City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gwinner ...

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

Adding Gwinner to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Gwinner 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 Gwinner was on a map titled Map of North Dakota (from Rand McNally, 1937).

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Gwinner

The Communities of North Dakota

About Sargent County

About North Dakota

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Gwinner. 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 Sargent, 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 Gwinner.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gwinner - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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- Gwinner) 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 Gwinner. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GwinnerOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gwinner. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.2241, Longitude: -97.6590       In this case, the coordinates for Gwinner 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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