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Minot, North Dakota
Welcome to Minot ...
The location of Minot has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Minot has a population of 47,382 people<3> (see below for details).
Minot was established in 1886.
The community of Minot is 1,590 feet [485 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Minot lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel south from Minot (for example, toward Pick City), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT).
The telephone area code for Minot: (701)
Websites for Minot ...
Official Website: www.web.ci.minot.nd.us/
Chamber of Commerce: www.minotchamber.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Minot had an population of 47,382 people. This is an increase of 15.88% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 29.58% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Minot had a population of 40,888 people (or 66.3% of the total population of Ward County). This makes Minot the county's most populous community.
The population of Minot represents 6.08% of the population of North Dakota (which has 672,591 people), making it the state's 4th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 40,888 people, the population of Minot increased 11.82% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 36,567 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Minot.
Communities Also Named Minot ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Minot - they are located in Maine, Massachusetts, Mississippi and Montana.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Minot.
Communities near Minot ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Minot.
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 Minot. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Minot.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Minot. 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 Minot.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Minot. Our list includes 40 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Minot.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Minot ...
Looking for more information about Minot? 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 Minot, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Minot.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Minot: www.web.ci.minot.nd.us/
The official website for Ward County: www.co.ward.nd.us/
The official website for State of North Dakota: www.nd.gov/
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This page was last modified: 20 Oct 2020