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Welcome to Rugby ...

The city of Rugby is located in Pierce County<1> and is the County Seat for Pierce County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Rugby has a population of 2,590 people<3> (see below for details).

Rugby was established in 1886.

The community of Rugby is 1,540 feet [469 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Rugby is located in the (701) area code.

Websites for Rugby ...

Official Website: www.cityofrugby.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Rugby had an population of 2,590 people. This is a decrease of 9.94% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.87% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Rugby had a population of 2,876 people (or 66.01% of the total population of Pierce County). This makes Rugby the county's most populous community.

The population of Rugby represents 0.43% of the population of North Dakota (which has 672,591 people), making it the state's 18th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,876 people, the population of Rugby decreased 2.14% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,939 people).

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

Communities Also Named Rugby ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 14 communities that are also named Rugby - they are located in Colorado, Illinois, Indiana (2), New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario, Tennessee (2), Texas and Virginia (3).

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

Communities near Rugby ...

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

  • Towner [McHenry County]
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    • Towner [McHenry County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Rugby
    • Estimated population in 2019: 526 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Towner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Towner
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Towner<6>
  • Balta [Pierce County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Balta
    • Balta [Pierce County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Rugby
    • Estimated population in 2019: 59 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Balta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Balta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Balta<6>
  • Wolford [Pierce County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wolford
    • Wolford [Pierce County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Rugby
    • Estimated population in 2019: 32 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wolford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wolford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wolford<6>
  • Knox [Benson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Knox
    • Knox [Benson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Rugby
    • Estimated population in 2019: 25 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Knox have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Knox
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Knox<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Barton [Pierce County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barton
      • Barton [Pierce County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Rugby
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barton
    • York [Benson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for York
      • York [Benson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Rugby
      • Estimated population in 2019: 23 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for York have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on York
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for York<6>
    • Orrin [Pierce County]
    • Rolette [Rolette County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rolette
      • Rolette [Rolette County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<5> to the north of Rugby
      • Estimated population in 2019: 593 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rolette
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rolette<6>
    • Willow City [Bottineau County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Willow City
      • Willow City [Bottineau County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<5> to the northwest of Rugby
      • Estimated population in 2019: 150 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Willow City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Willow City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Willow City<6>
    • Overly [Bottineau County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Overly
      • Overly [Bottineau County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<5> to the north of Rugby
      • Estimated population in 2019: 17 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Overly have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Overly

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Rugby. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Rugby.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rugby ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Rugby: www.cityofrugby.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 Pierce, 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 Rugby.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rugby - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Rugby) 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 Rugby. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Rugby

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rugby. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.3672, Longitude: -99.9912       In this case, the coordinates for Rugby 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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