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Welcome to Mercer ...

The city of Mercer is located in McLean County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Mercer has a population of 100 people<3> (see below for details).

Mercer was established in 1905.

The community of Mercer is 1,920 feet [585 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Note: If you travel west from Mercer (for example, toward Pick City), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT).

Mercer lies within the (701) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mercer had an population of 100 people. This is an increase of 6.38% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 16.28% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mercer had a population of 94 people. This makes Mercer the county's 14th most populous community.

The population of Mercer represents 0.01% of the total population of North Dakota (which has 672,591 people), making it the state's 281st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 94 people, the population of Mercer increased 9.3% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 86 people).

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

Communities Also Named Mercer ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 17 communities that are also named Mercer - they are located in Florida, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, North Carolina, Ohio (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina (2), Tennessee, Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Mercer ...

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

  • Turtle Lake [McLean County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Turtle Lake
    • Turtle Lake [McLean County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of Mercer
    • Estimated population in 2019: 554 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Turtle Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Turtle Lake
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Turtle Lake<6>
  • McClusky [Sheridan County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McClusky
    • McClusky [Sheridan County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Mercer
    • Estimated population in 2019: 364 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McClusky have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on McClusky
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McClusky<6>
  • Underwood [McLean County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Underwood
    • Underwood [McLean County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the west of Mercer
    • Estimated population in 2019: 735 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Underwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Underwood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Underwood<6>
  • Washburn [McLean County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Washburn
    • Washburn [McLean County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the southwest of Mercer
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,264 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Washburn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Washburn<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Denhoff [Sheridan County]
    • Riverdale Junction [McLean County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Riverdale Junction
      • Riverdale Junction [McLean County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<5> to the west of Mercer
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riverdale Junction
    • Hensler [Oliver County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hensler
      • Hensler [Oliver County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<5> to the southwest of Mercer
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hensler
    • Wilton [McLean County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilton
      • Wilton [McLean County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<5> to the south of Mercer
      • Estimated population in 2019: 716 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilton<6>
    • Butte [McLean County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Butte
      • Butte [McLean County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<5> to the north of Mercer
      • Estimated population in 2019: 76 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Butte have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Butte
    • Coleharbor [McLean County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coleharbor
      • Coleharbor [McLean County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<5> to the west of Mercer
      • Estimated population in 2019: 82 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coleharbor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coleharbor
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coleharbor<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 Mercer. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Mercer.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mercer ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in North Dakota

About McLean County

About North Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Mercer. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for McLean County: www.visitmcleancounty.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 McLean, 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 Mercer.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mercer - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Mercer) 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 Mercer. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mercer

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mercer. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.4908, Longitude: -100.7107       In this case, the coordinates for Mercer 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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