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Sheldon, North Dakota
Welcome to Sheldon ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Sheldon has a population of 124 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Sheldon.
Sheldon is 1,090 feet [332 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Sheldon lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Sheldon: (701)
The ZIP code for Sheldon: 58068<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Sheldon had an population of 124 people. This is an increase of 6.9% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.15% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Sheldon had a population of 116 people. This makes Sheldon the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Sheldon represents 0.02% of the total population of North Dakota (which has 672,591 people), making it the state's 259th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 116 people, the population of Sheldon decreased 14.07% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 135 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Sheldon.
Communities Also Named Sheldon ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 27 communities that are also named Sheldon - they are located in Arizona, California, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Michigan (2), Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, New York, Ohio (4), Ontario (4), Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina, Texas, Vermont and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Sheldon.
Communities near Sheldon ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Sheldon.
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 Sheldon. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Sheldon.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Sheldon. 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 Sheldon.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Sheldon. See our Newspapers Page for Sheldon.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sheldon ...
Looking for more information about Sheldon? 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 Sheldon, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Sheldon.
Adding Sheldon to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Sheldon 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 Sheldon was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Sheldon on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Dakota (1897).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Sheldon on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022