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Welcome to Hankinson ...

The city of Hankinson is located in Richland County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Hankinson has a population of 882 people<2> (see below for details).

Hankinson was established in 1886.

The community of Hankinson is 1,060 feet [323 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Hankinson is located in the (701) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hankinson had an population of 882 people. This is a decrease of 4.03% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 16.64% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hankinson had a population of 919 people (which is 5.63% of the total population of Richland County). This makes Hankinson the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Hankinson represents 0.14% of the population of North Dakota (which has 672,591 people), making it the state's 69th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 919 people, the population of Hankinson decreased 13.14% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,058 people).

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

Communities Also Named Hankinson ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Hankinson - they are located in Mississippi and South Carolina.

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

Communities near Hankinson ...

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

  • Wahpeton [Richland County]
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    • Wahpeton [Richland County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Hankinson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,728 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wahpeton have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wahpeton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wahpeton<6>
  • Lidgerwood [Richland County]
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    • Lidgerwood [Richland County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Hankinson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 616 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lidgerwood have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lidgerwood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lidgerwood<6>
  • Rosholt [Roberts County]
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    • Rosholt [Roberts County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Hankinson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 424 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rosholt have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rosholt
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rosholt<6>
  • Wyndmere [Richland County]
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    • Wyndmere [Richland County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Hankinson
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 404 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wyndmere<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Fairmount [Richland County]
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      • Fairmount [Richland County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Hankinson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 356 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairmount have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairmount<6>
    • New Effington [Roberts County]
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      • New Effington [Roberts County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Hankinson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 246 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Effington have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Effington<6>
    • Hammer [Roberts County]
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      • Hammer [Roberts County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Hankinson
      • Estimated population in 2014: 241 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hammer have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Mooreton [Richland County]
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      • Mooreton [Richland County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Hankinson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 190 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mooreton have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mooreton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mooreton<6>
    • Dwight [Richland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dwight
      • Dwight [Richland County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Hankinson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 77 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dwight have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Claire City [Roberts County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Claire City
      • Claire City [Roberts County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Hankinson
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 74 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Claire City have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Claire City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Claire City<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 Hankinson. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hankinson.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hankinson ...

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

Adding Hankinson to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in North Dakota

About Richland County

About North Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hankinson. 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 Richland, 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 Hankinson.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hankinson - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Hankinson) 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 Hankinson. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HankinsonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hankinson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.0713, Longitude: -96.9021    
<5>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.
<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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