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Welcome to Nome ...
Nome was established in 1901.
When the people of Nome refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Nomeite<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Nome has a population of 56 people<3> (see below for details).
The community of Nome is 1,320 feet [402 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Nome lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Nome: (701)
The ZIP code for Nome: 58062<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Nome had an population of 56 people. This is a decrease of 9.68% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 20% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Nome had a population of 62 people. This makes Nome the county's 8th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 62 people, the population of Nome decreased 11.43% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 70 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Nome.
Communities Also Named Nome ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 2 communities that are also named Nome - they are located in Alaska and Texas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Nome.
Communities near Nome ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Nome.
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 Nome. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Nome.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Nome. 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 Nome.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Nome. See our Newspapers Page for Nome.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Nome ...
Looking for more information about Nome? 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 Nome, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Nome.
Adding Nome to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Nome in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Nome was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<8>
We also found Nome on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for North Dakota (1949).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Nome.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Nome. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Barnes County: www.co.barnes.nd.us/
The official website for State of North Dakota: www.nd.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 05 Dec 2023