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Killdeer, North Dakota

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Welcome to Killdeer ...

The city of Killdeer is located in Dunn County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Killdeer has a population of 1,144 people<3> (see below for details).

Killdeer was established in 1914.

The community of Killdeer is 2,250 feet [686 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Killdeer is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Killdeer lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel west from Killdeer, you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

The area code for Killdeer: (701)

Websites for Killdeer ...

Official Website:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Killdeer had an population of 1,144 people. This is an increase of 52.33% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 60.45% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Killdeer had a population of 751 people (or 21.24% of the total population of Dunn County). This makes Killdeer the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Killdeer represents 0.11% of the total population of North Dakota (which has 672,591 people), making it the state's 88th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 751 people, the population of Killdeer increased 5.33% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 713 people).

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

Communities Also Named Killdeer ...

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

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

Communities near Killdeer ...

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

  • Halliday [Dunn County]
  • Dunn Center [Dunn County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dunn Center
    • Dunn Center [Dunn County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Killdeer
    • Estimated population in 2019: 191 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dunn Center have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dunn Center
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dunn Center<6>
  • Manning [Dunn County]
  • Grassy Butte [McKenzie County]
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    • Fairfield [Billings County]
    • Mandaree [McKenzie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mandaree
      • Mandaree [McKenzie County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<5> to the north of Killdeer
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mandaree have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mandaree
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mandaree<6>
    • Marshall [Dunn County]
    • New Hradec [Dunn County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Hradec
      • New Hradec [Dunn County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<5> to the south of Killdeer
      • Former name for New Hradec:
      • Novy Hradec
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Hradec
    • Twin Buttes [Dunn County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Twin Buttes
      • Twin Buttes [Dunn County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<5> to the northeast of Killdeer
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Twin Buttes
    • Dodge [Dunn County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dodge
      • Dodge [Dunn County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<5> to the east of Killdeer
      • Estimated population in 2019: 99 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dodge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dodge<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 Killdeer. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Killdeer.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Killdeer ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Killdeer:

The official website for State of North Dakota:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Dakota's counties, including Dunn, 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 Killdeer.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Killdeer - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Killdeer) 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 Killdeer. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Killdeer

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Killdeer. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.3656, Longitude: -102.7532       In this case, the coordinates for Killdeer 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.






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