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Welcome to Rolla ...

The city of Rolla is located in Rolette County<1> and is the County Seat for Rolette County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Rolla has a population of 1,252 people<3> (see below for details).

Rolla was established in 1888.

The community of Rolla is 1,810 feet [552 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Rolla is located in the (701) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Rolla had an population of 1,252 people. This is a decrease of 2.19% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.64% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Rolla had a population of 1,280 people (or 9.18% of the total population of Rolette County). This makes Rolla the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Rolla represents 0.19% of the population of North Dakota (which has 672,591 people), making it the state's 48th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,280 people, the population of Rolla decreased 9.67% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,417 people).

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

Communities Also Named Rolla ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Rolla - they are located in Arkansas, British Columbia, Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, Ohio, Texas and Virginia.

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

Communities near Rolla ...

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

  • Rolette [Rolette County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rolette
    • Rolette [Rolette County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Rolla
    • Estimated population in 2019: 593 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rolette
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rolette<6>
  • Saint John [Rolette County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint John
    • Saint John [Rolette County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Rolla
    • Estimated population in 2019: 350 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint John have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint John
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint John<6>
  • Bisbee [Towner County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bisbee
    • Bisbee [Towner County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Rolla
    • Estimated population in 2019: 126 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bisbee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bisbee
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bisbee<6>
  • Rocklake [Towner County]
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    • Mylo [Rolette County]
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      • Mylo [Rolette County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Rolla
      • Estimated population in 2019: 21 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mylo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mylo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mylo<6>
    • Hansboro [Towner County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hansboro
      • Hansboro [Towner County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Rolla
      • Estimated population in 2019: 13 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hansboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hansboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hansboro<6>
    • Perth [Towner County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Perth
      • Perth [Towner County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Rolla
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Perth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Perth
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Perth<6>
    • Belcourt [Rolette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belcourt
      • Belcourt [Rolette County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the west of Rolla
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belcourt have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belcourt
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belcourt<6>
    • Shell Valley [Rolette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shell Valley
      • Shell Valley [Rolette County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Rolla
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shell Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shell Valley
    • Agate [Rolette County]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rolla ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Rolla. 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 Rolette, 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 Rolla.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rolla - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Rolla) 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 Rolla. 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 Rolla

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rolla. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.8586, Longitude: -99.6182       In this case, the coordinates for Rolla 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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