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Welcome to Hensler ...

Hensler is located in Oliver County<1>.

Hensler is 1,710 feet [521 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

The area code for Hensler: (701)

Communities near Hensler ...

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

  • Washburn [McLean County]
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    • Washburn [McLean County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the northeast of Hensler
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,264 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Washburn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Washburn<4>
  • Underwood [McLean County]
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    • Underwood [McLean County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the north of Hensler
    • Estimated population in 2019: 735 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Underwood have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Underwood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Underwood<4>
  • Wilton [McLean County]
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    • Wilton [McLean County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the southeast of Hensler
    • Estimated population in 2019: 716 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilton have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilton<4>
  • Center [Oliver County]
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    • Center [Oliver County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the southwest of Hensler
    • Estimated population in 2019: 578 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Center
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Center<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Stanton [Mercer County]
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      • Stanton [Mercer County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the west of Hensler
      • Estimated population in 2019: 339 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stanton have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stanton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stanton<4>
    • Knife River Village [Mercer County]
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      • Knife River Village [Mercer County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the west of Hensler
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Knife River Village have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Knife River Village
    • Riverdale Junction [McLean County]
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      • Riverdale Junction [McLean County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the north of Hensler
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    • Hannover [Oliver County]
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      • Hannover [Oliver County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the southwest of Hensler
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hannover
    • Coleharbor [McLean County]
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      • Coleharbor [McLean County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<3> to the north of Hensler
      • Estimated population in 2019: 82 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coleharbor have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coleharbor
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coleharbor<4>
    • Turtle Lake [McLean County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Turtle Lake
      • Turtle Lake [McLean County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<3> to the northeast of Hensler
      • Estimated population in 2019: 554 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Turtle Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Turtle Lake
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Turtle Lake<4>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hensler ...

Looking for more information about Hensler? 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 Hensler, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Hensler.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in North Dakota

About Oliver County

About North Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hensler. 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 Oliver, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hensler - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Hensler) 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 Hensler. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Hensler

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hensler. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.2599, Longitude: -101.0845    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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