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Hanks, North Dakota

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Welcome to Hanks ...

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

Hanks is 2,110 feet [643 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Note: If you travel west from Hanks (for example, toward Medicine Lake (MT)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT).

The telephone area code for Hanks: (701)

Communities Also Named Hanks ...

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

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

Communities near Hanks ...

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

  • Grenora [Williams County]
  • Alamo [Williams County]
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    • Alamo [Williams County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the east of Hanks
    • Estimated population in 2019: 78 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alamo<4>
  • Zahl [Williams County]
  • Appam [Williams County]
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    • Appam [Williams County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the east of Hanks
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Stady [Divide County] - Historic
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      • Stady [Divide County] was located 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northeast of Hanks
    • Bonetraill [Williams County]
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      • Bonetraill [Williams County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the south of Hanks
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    • Dagmar [Sheridan County]
    • Alkabo [Divide County]
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      • Alkabo [Divide County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the north of Hanks
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    • Westby [Sheridan County]
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      • Westby [Sheridan County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<3> to the northwest of Hanks
      • Estimated population in 2019: 154 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Westby<4>
    • Corinth [Williams County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Corinth
      • Corinth [Williams County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<3> to the east of Hanks
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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 Hanks. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hanks.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hanks ...

Looking for more information about Hanks? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Hanks, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Hanks.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for North Dakota

About Williams County

About North Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hanks. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of North Dakota:

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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hanks - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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- Hanks) 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 Hanks. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Hanks

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hanks. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.6033, Longitude: -103.7989    
<4>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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