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Welcome to Park River ...

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

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

A typical abbreviation for Park River: Park Riv.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Park River has a population of 1,338 people<3> (see below for details).

Park River was established in 1884.

The community of Park River is 1,000 feet [305 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Park River is located in the (701) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Park River had an population of 1,338 people. This is a decrease of 4.63% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.83% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Park River had a population of 1,403 people (or 12.62% of the total population of Walsh County). This makes Park River the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Park River represents 0.21% of the population of North Dakota (which has 672,591 people), making it the state's 42nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,403 people, the population of Park River decreased 8.6% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,535 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Park River.

Communities near Park River ...

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

  • Grafton [Walsh County]
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    • Grafton [Walsh County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Park River
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,157 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>
  • Minto [Walsh County]
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    • Minto [Walsh County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Park River
    • Estimated population in 2019: 592 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Minto have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Minto
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Minto<6>
  • Hoople [Walsh County]
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    • Hoople [Walsh County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Park River
    • Estimated population in 2019: 227 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hoople have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hoople
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hoople<6>
  • Fordville [Walsh County]
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    • Fordville [Walsh County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Park River
    • Estimated population in 2019: 198 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fordville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fordville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fordville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Edinburg [Walsh County]
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      • Edinburg [Walsh County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Park River
      • Estimated population in 2019: 181 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Edinburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edinburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Edinburg<6>
    • Crystal [Pembina County]
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      • Crystal [Pembina County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Park River
      • Estimated population in 2019: 128 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crystal
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crystal<6>
    • Forest River [Walsh County]
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      • Forest River [Walsh County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Park River
      • Estimated population in 2019: 121 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>
    • Adams [Walsh County]
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      • Adams [Walsh County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Park River
      • Estimated population in 2019: 119 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Adams
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Adams<6>
    • Pisek [Walsh County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pisek
      • Pisek [Walsh County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the south of Park River
      • Estimated population in 2019: 105 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pisek
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pisek<6>
    • Lankin [Walsh County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lankin
      • Lankin [Walsh County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Park River
      • Estimated population in 2019: 90 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lankin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lankin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lankin<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 Park River. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Park River.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Park River. Our list includes 10 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Park River.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Park River ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for North Dakota

About Walsh County

About North Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Park River. 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 Park River.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Park River - 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 from Point A (ie- Park River) 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 Park River. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Park River

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Park River. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.3933, Longitude: -97.7451       In this case, the coordinates for Park River 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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