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Welcome to Mooreton ...

The city of Mooreton is located in Richland County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Mooreton has a population of 191 people<3> (see below for details).

Mooreton was established in 1884.

The community of Mooreton is 970 feet [296 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Mooreton lies within the (701) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mooreton had an population of 191 people. This is a decrease of 3.05% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.37% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mooreton had a population of 197 people. This makes Mooreton the county's 8th most populous community.

The population of Mooreton represents 0.03% of the total population of North Dakota (which has 672,591 people), making it the state's 207th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 197 people, the population of Mooreton decreased 3.43% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 204 people).

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

Communities near Mooreton ...

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

  • Wahpeton [Richland County]
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    • Wahpeton [Richland County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Mooreton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,728 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wahpeton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wahpeton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wahpeton<6>
  • Breckenridge [Wilkin County]
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    • Breckenridge [Wilkin County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Mooreton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,136 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Breckenridge<6>
  • Hankinson [Richland County]
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    • Hankinson [Richland County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Mooreton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 880 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hankinson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hankinson<6>
  • Lidgerwood [Richland County]
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    • Lidgerwood [Richland County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Mooreton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 616 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lidgerwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lidgerwood<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Wyndmere [Richland County]
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      • Wyndmere [Richland County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Mooreton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 404 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wyndmere have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wyndmere<6>
    • Fairmount [Richland County]
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      • Fairmount [Richland County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Mooreton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 356 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairmount have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairmount<6>
    • Walcott [Richland County]
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      • Walcott [Richland County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Mooreton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 251 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Walcott have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walcott
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Walcott<6>
    • Abercrombie [Richland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Abercrombie
      • Abercrombie [Richland County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Mooreton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 248 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Abercrombie
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Abercrombie<6>
    • Colfax [Richland County]
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      • Colfax [Richland County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Mooreton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 154 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Colfax have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colfax
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Colfax<6>
    • Dwight [Richland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dwight
      • Dwight [Richland County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Mooreton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 77 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dwight have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dwight

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mooreton ...

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

Adding Mooreton to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Mooreton 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 Mooreton was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of North Dakota

About Richland County

About North Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Mooreton. 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 Richland, 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 Mooreton.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mooreton - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Mooreton) 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 Mooreton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MooretonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mooreton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.2691, Longitude: -96.8767       In this case, the coordinates for Mooreton 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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