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Welcome to Linton ...

The city of Linton is located in Emmons County<1> and is the County Seat for Emmons County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Linton has a population of 978 people<3> (see below for details).

Linton was established in 1898.

The community of Linton is 1,710 feet [521 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Note: If you leave Linton and travel west, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT).

The telephone area code for Linton: (701)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Linton had an population of 978 people. This is a decrease of 10.85% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 25.97% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Linton had a population of 1,097 people (or 30.9% of the total population of Emmons County). This makes Linton the county's most populous community.

The population of Linton represents 0.16% of the total population of North Dakota (which has 672,591 people), making it the state's 55th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,097 people, the population of Linton decreased 16.96% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,321 people).

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

Communities Also Named Linton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 14 communities that are also named Linton - they are located in Alabama, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Ohio (2), Ontario, Quebec, Tennessee and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Linton ...

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

  • Strasburg [Emmons County]
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    • Strasburg [Emmons County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Linton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 362 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Strasburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Strasburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Strasburg<6>
  • Hazelton [Emmons County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hazelton
    • Hazelton [Emmons County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Linton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 211 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hazelton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hazelton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hazelton<6>
  • Hague [Emmons County]
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    • Hague [Emmons County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Linton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 63 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hague have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hague
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hague<6>
  • Westfield [Emmons County]
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    • Westfield [Emmons County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Linton
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cannon Ball [Sioux County]
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      • Cannon Ball [Sioux County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Linton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cannon Ball have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cannon Ball<6>
    • Braddock [Emmons County]
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      • Braddock [Emmons County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<5> to the north of Linton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 27 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Braddock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Braddock
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Braddock<6>
    • Fort Yates [Sioux County]
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      • Fort Yates [Sioux County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Linton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 202 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fort Yates have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Yates
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Yates<6>
    • Fort Rice [Morton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Rice
      • Fort Rice [Morton County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Linton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Rice
    • Pollock [Campbell County]
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      • Pollock [Campbell County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<5> to the south of Linton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 225 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pollock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pollock
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pollock<6>
    • Napoleon [Logan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Napoleon
      • Napoleon [Logan County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Linton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 752 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Napoleon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Napoleon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Napoleon<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 Linton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Linton.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Linton. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Linton.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Linton ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for North Dakota

About Emmons County

About North Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Linton. 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 Emmons, 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 Linton.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Linton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Linton) 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 Linton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Linton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Linton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.2683, Longitude: -100.2334       In this case, the coordinates for Linton 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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