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Welcome to Melville ...

Melville is located in Foster County<1>.

Melville is 1,600 feet [488 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Melville lies within the (701) area code.

Communities Also Named Melville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 20 communities that are also named Melville - they are located in Alabama, Illinois, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Montana, New York, North Carolina, Nova Scotia (3), Ontario (2), Oregon, Prince Edward Island, Rhode Island, Saskatchewan, Tennessee, Vermont and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Melville ...

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

  • Carrington [Foster County]
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    • Carrington [Foster County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Melville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carrington have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,980 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carrington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carrington<5>
  • Kensal [Stutsman County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kensal
    • Kensal [Stutsman County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the east of Melville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 156 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kensal
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kensal<5>
  • Sykeston [Wells County]
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    • Sykeston [Wells County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the northwest of Melville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 105 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sykeston<5>
  • Pingree [Stutsman County]
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    • Pingree [Stutsman County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the southeast of Melville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pingree have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 61 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pingree<5>
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    • Grace City [Foster County]
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      • Grace City [Foster County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northeast of Melville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grace City have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 58 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grace City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grace City<5>
    • Woodworth [Stutsman County]
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      • Woodworth [Stutsman County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the southwest of Melville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodworth have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 47 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodworth
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodworth<5>
    • Guptill [Foster County]
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      • Guptill [Foster County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the north of Melville
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    • Barlow [Foster County]
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      • Barlow [Foster County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the north of Melville
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    • Brantford [Eddy County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brantford
      • Brantford [Eddy County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the north of Melville
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    • Buchanan [Stutsman County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buchanan
      • Buchanan [Stutsman County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<3> to the southeast of Melville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buchanan have been provided by the GNIS.<4> 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<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Melville ...

Looking for more information about Melville? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Melville, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Melville.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for North Dakota

About Foster County

About North Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Melville. 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 Foster, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Melville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Melville) 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 Melville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Melville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Melville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.3346, Longitude: -99.0370    
<4>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.
<5>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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