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Welcome to Jamestown ...

The city of Jamestown is located in Stutsman County<1> and is the County Seat for Stutsman County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Jamestown has a population of 15,084 people<2> (see below for details).

Jamestown was established in 1872.

The community of Jamestown is 1,410 feet [430 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Jamestown lies within the (701) area code.

Websites for Jamestown ...

Official Website:   www.jamestownnd.com/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.jamestownchamber.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Jamestown had an population of 15,084 people. This is a decrease of 2.22% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.85% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Jamestown had a population of 15,427 people (which is 73.11% of the total population of Stutsman County). This makes Jamestown the county's most populous community.

The population of Jamestown represents 2.29% of the population of North Dakota (which has 672,591 people), making it the state's 8th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 15,427 people, the population of Jamestown has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 15,527 people).

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

Communities Also Named Jamestown ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 68 communities that are also named Jamestown - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia (4), Idaho (2), Illinois (3), Indiana (3), Iowa (2), Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan (2), Mississippi, Missouri (2), Nebraska, Nevada (2), New Mexico, New York, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina, Ohio (5), Oklahoma, Ontario (3), Pennsylvania (3), Rhode Island, South Carolina (3), Tennessee (4), Texas (4), Utah (2), Virginia (2), Washington, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Jamestown ...

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

  • Buchanan [Stutsman County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buchanan
    • Buchanan [Stutsman County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Jamestown
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buchanan have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 110 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buchanan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buchanan<6>
  • Spiritwood Lake [Stutsman County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spiritwood Lake
    • Spiritwood Lake [Stutsman County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Jamestown
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spiritwood Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 98 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spiritwood Lake
  • Montpelier [Stutsman County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montpelier
    • Montpelier [Stutsman County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Jamestown
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montpelier have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 84 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montpelier
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Montpelier<6>
  • Cleveland [Stutsman County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cleveland
    • Cleveland [Stutsman County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Jamestown
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cleveland have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 76 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cleveland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cleveland<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pingree [Stutsman County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pingree
      • Pingree [Stutsman County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Jamestown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pingree have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 61 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pingree
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pingree<6>
    • Parkhurst [Stutsman County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parkhurst
      • Parkhurst [Stutsman County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northwest of Jamestown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parkhurst
    • Spiritwood [Stutsman County]
    • Ypsilanti [Stutsman County]
    • Windsor [Stutsman County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Windsor
      • Windsor [Stutsman County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Jamestown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Windsor
    • Millarton [Stutsman County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Millarton
      • Millarton [Stutsman County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Jamestown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Millarton

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Jamestown. Our list includes 25 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Jamestown.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Jamestown ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of North Dakota

About Stutsman County

About North Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Jamestown: www.jamestownnd.com/

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 Stutsman, 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 Jamestown.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Jamestown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 from Point A (ie- Jamestown) 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 Jamestown. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Jamestown

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jamestown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.9091, Longitude: -98.7085    
<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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