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Welcome to Medora ...

The city of Medora is located in Billings County<1> and is the County Seat for Billings County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Medora has a population of 129 people<3> (see below for details).

Medora was established in 1883.

The community of Medora is 2,260 feet [689 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Medora is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Medora is located in the (701) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Medora had an population of 129 people. This is an increase of 15.18% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 29% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Medora had a population of 112 people (which is 14.3% of the total population of Billings County). This makes Medora the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Medora represents 0.02% of the population of North Dakota (which has 672,591 people), making it the state's 261st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 112 people, the population of Medora increased 12% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 100 people).

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

Communities Also Named Medora ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Medora - they are located in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Manitoba, Missouri, North Carolina and Ontario.

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

Communities near Medora ...

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

  • Belfield [Stark County]
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    • Belfield [Stark County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Medora
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,012 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belfield<6>
  • Sentinel Butte [Golden Valley County]
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    • Sentinel Butte [Golden Valley County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Medora
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sentinel Butte have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 63 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sentinel Butte
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sentinel Butte<6>
  • Fryburg [Billings County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fryburg
    • Fryburg [Billings County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Medora
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fryburg
  • Beach [Golden Valley County]
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    • Beach [Golden Valley County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<5> to the west of Medora
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,043 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beach
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beach<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Fairfield [Billings County]
    • Golva [Golden Valley County]
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      • Golva [Golden Valley County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Medora
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Golva have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 68 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Golva<6>
    • South Heart [Stark County]
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      • South Heart [Stark County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<5> to the east of Medora
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Heart have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 429 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Heart
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for South Heart<6>
    • New Hradec [Dunn County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Hradec
      • New Hradec [Dunn County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<5> to the east of Medora
      • Former name for New Hradec: Novy Hradec
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    • Wibaux [Wibaux County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wibaux
      • Wibaux [Wibaux County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<5> to the west of Medora
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wibaux have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 592 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wibaux
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wibaux<6>
    • Amidon [Slope County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amidon
      • Amidon [Slope County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<5> to the south of Medora
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Amidon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 23 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amidon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Amidon<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 Medora. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Medora.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Medora ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in North Dakota

About Billings County

About North Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Medora. 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 Billings, 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 Medora.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Medora - 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- Medora) 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 Medora. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Medora

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Medora. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.9136, Longitude: -103.5249       In this case, the coordinates for Medora 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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