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Welcome to Minto ...

The city of Minto is located in Walsh County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Minto has a population of 589 people<3> (see below for details).

Minto was established in 1881.

The community of Minto is 820 feet [250 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Minto is located in the (701) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Minto had an population of 589 people. This is a decrease of 2.48% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.35% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Minto had a population of 604 people (which is 5.43% of the total population of Walsh County). This makes Minto the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Minto represents 0.09% of the population of North Dakota (which has 672,591 people), making it the state's 104th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 604 people, the population of Minto decreased 8.07% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 657 people).

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

Communities Also Named Minto ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Minto - they are located in Alaska, Manitoba, Nevada, New Brunswick, Ontario (2), Oregon and Yukon.

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

Communities near Minto ...

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

  • Grafton [Walsh County]
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    • Grafton [Walsh County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Minto
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,075 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grafton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grafton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grafton<6>
  • Park River [Walsh County]
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    • Park River [Walsh County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Minto
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,305 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Park River have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Park River
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Park River<6>
  • Manvel [Grand Forks County]
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    • Manvel [Grand Forks County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Minto
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 372 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manvel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manvel
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manvel<6>
  • Alvarado [Marshall County]
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    • Alvarado [Marshall County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Minto
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 362 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alvarado have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alvarado
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Oslo [Marshall County]
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      • Oslo [Marshall County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Minto
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 323 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oslo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oslo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oslo<6>
    • Gilby [Grand Forks County]
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      • Gilby [Grand Forks County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Minto
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 230 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gilby have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gilby
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gilby<6>
    • Forest River [Walsh County]
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      • Forest River [Walsh County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Minto
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 118 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forest River have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest River
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Forest River<6>
    • Pisek [Walsh County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pisek
      • Pisek [Walsh County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Minto
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 105 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pisek
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pisek<6>
    • Ardoch [Walsh County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ardoch
      • Ardoch [Walsh County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of Minto
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 80 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ardoch have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ardoch
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ardoch<6>
    • Inkster [Grand Forks County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Inkster
      • Inkster [Grand Forks County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Minto
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 46 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Inkster
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Inkster<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 Minto. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Minto.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Minto ...

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

Adding Minto to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Minto in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Minto was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Minto on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Dakota (1897).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Minto on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of North Dakota

About Walsh County

About North Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Minto. 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 Walsh, 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 Minto.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Minto - 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- Minto) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Minto. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MintoOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Minto. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.2922, Longitude: -97.3723       In this case, the coordinates for Minto 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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