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Welcome to Northwood ...

The city of Northwood is located in Grand Forks County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Northwood has a population of 898 people<3> (see below for details).

Northwood was established in 1884.

The community of Northwood is 1,110 feet [338 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Northwood: (701)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Northwood had an population of 898 people. This is a decrease of 4.97% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.36% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Northwood had a population of 945 people. This makes Northwood the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Northwood represents 0.14% of the total population of North Dakota (which has 672,591 people), making it the state's 67th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 945 people, the population of Northwood decreased 1.46% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 959 people).

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

Communities Also Named Northwood ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 47 communities that are also named Northwood - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, California, Delaware, Florida (3), Georgia (2), Indiana (7), Iowa, Maryland (3), Michigan, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Jersey (2), New York, North Carolina (5), Ohio (5), Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina (5), Utah and Washington.

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

Communities near Northwood ...

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

  • Mayville [Traill County]
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    • Mayville [Traill County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Northwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,781 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mayville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mayville<6>
  • Larimore [Grand Forks County]
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    • Larimore [Grand Forks County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Northwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,269 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Larimore
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Larimore<6>
  • Hatton [Traill County]
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    • Hatton [Traill County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Northwood
    • 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<6>
  • Portland [Traill County]
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    • Portland [Traill County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Northwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 585 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Portland 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 Portland<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Emerado [Grand Forks County]
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      • Emerado [Grand Forks County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Northwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 461 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Emerado 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 Emerado<6>
    • Finley [Steele County]
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      • Finley [Steele County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Northwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 413 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Finley 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 Finley<6>
    • Aneta [Nelson County]
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      • Aneta [Nelson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Northwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 201 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aneta
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aneta<6>
    • Sharon [Steele County]
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      • Sharon [Steele County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Northwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 89 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sharon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sharon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sharon<6>
    • Kempton [Grand Forks County]
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      • Kempton [Grand Forks County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the north of Northwood
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    • Holmes [Grand Forks County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holmes
      • Holmes [Grand Forks County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Northwood
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holmes have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Northwood. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Northwood.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Northwood ...

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

Adding Northwood to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for North Dakota

About Grand Forks County

About North Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Northwood. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Grand Forks County: www.grandforkscountygov.com/

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 Grand Forks, 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 Northwood.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Northwood - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Northwood) 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 Northwood. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from NorthwoodOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Northwood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.7358, Longitude: -97.5690       In this case, the coordinates for Northwood 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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