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Welcome to Murray ...

Murray is located in Traill County<1>.

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

Murray is 950 feet [290 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Murray: (701)

Communities Also Named Murray ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 28 communities that are also named Murray - they are located in Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Idaho, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, Nova Scotia, Pennsylvania (3), South Carolina (2), South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Murray ...

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

  • Mayville [Traill County]
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    • Mayville [Traill County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northwest of Murray
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,781 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mayville<5>
  • Hillsboro [Traill County]
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    • Hillsboro [Traill County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of Murray
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,624 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hillsboro 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 Hillsboro<5>
  • Hatton [Traill County]
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    • Hatton [Traill County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Murray
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 731 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hatton 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 Hatton<5>
  • Portland [Traill County]
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    • Portland [Traill County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Murray
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 585 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Portland<5>
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    • Buxton [Traill County]
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      • Buxton [Traill County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Murray
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 316 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buxton 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 Buxton<5>
    • Reynolds [Traill County]
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      • Reynolds [Traill County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Murray
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 299 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reynolds 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 Reynolds<5>
    • Hunter [Cass County]
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      • Hunter [Cass County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Murray
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 251 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hunter 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 Hunter<5>
    • Grandin [Cass County]
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      • Grandin [Cass County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Murray
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 171 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grandin 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 Grandin<5>
    • Galesburg [Traill County]
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      • Galesburg [Traill County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Murray
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 101 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Galesburg 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 Galesburg<5>
    • Clifford [Traill County]
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      • Clifford [Traill County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Murray
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 43 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clifford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clifford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clifford<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 Murray. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Murray.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Murray ...

Looking for more information about Murray? 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 Murray, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Murray.

Adding Murray to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of North Dakota

About Traill County

About North Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Murray. 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 Traill, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Murray - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Murray) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Murray. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.4258, Longitude: -97.2762       In this case, the coordinates for Murray have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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