RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     

Hillsboro, North Dakota

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Other ND
Communities

















Welcome to Hillsboro ...

The city of Hillsboro is located in Traill County<1> and is the County Seat for Traill County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Hillsboro has a population of 1,629 people<3> (see below for details).

Hillsboro was established in 1870.

The community of Hillsboro is 900 feet [274 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Hillsboro: (701)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hillsboro had an population of 1,629 people. This is an increase of 1.62% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.22% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hillsboro had a population of 1,603 people (or 19.74% of the total population of Traill County). This makes Hillsboro the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Hillsboro represents 0.24% of the population of North Dakota (which has 672,591 people), making it the state's 39th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,603 people, the population of Hillsboro increased 2.56% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,563 people).

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

Communities Also Named Hillsboro ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 34 communities that are also named Hillsboro - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa (2), Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri (2), Montana, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, Nova Scotia, Ohio (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), Tennessee (2), Texas, Virginia (2), West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Hillsboro ...

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

  • Mayville [Traill County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mayville
    • Mayville [Traill County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Hillsboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,781 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mayville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mayville<6>
  • Portland [Traill County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Portland
    • Portland [Traill County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Hillsboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 585 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Portland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Portland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Portland<6>
  • Halstad [Norman County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Halstad
    • Halstad [Norman County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Hillsboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 548 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Halstad have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Halstad
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Halstad<6>
  • Buxton [Traill County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buxton
    • Buxton [Traill County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Hillsboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 316 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buxton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buxton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buxton<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Reynolds [Traill County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reynolds
      • Reynolds [Traill County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Hillsboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 299 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reynolds have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reynolds
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Reynolds<6>
    • Hendrum [Norman County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hendrum
      • Hendrum [Norman County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Hillsboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 282 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hendrum have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hendrum
    • Climax [Polk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Climax
      • Climax [Polk County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Hillsboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 261 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Climax have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Climax
    • Hunter [Cass County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hunter
      • Hunter [Cass County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Hillsboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 251 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hunter have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hunter
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hunter<6>
    • Shelly [Norman County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shelly
      • Shelly [Norman County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Hillsboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 178 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shelly have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shelly
    • Grandin [Cass County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grandin
      • Grandin [Cass County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Hillsboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 171 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grandin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grandin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grandin<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 Hillsboro. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hillsboro.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hillsboro. Our list includes 7 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Hillsboro.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hillsboro ...

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

Adding Hillsboro to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for North Dakota

About Traill County

About North Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hillsboro. 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 Traill, 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 Hillsboro.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hillsboro - 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 from Point A (ie- Hillsboro) 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 Hillsboro. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HillsboroOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hillsboro. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.4028, Longitude: -97.0618       In this case, the coordinates for Hillsboro 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.






















 

 

 

 

 


Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 

 

Copyright 2020
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 30 Nov 2021