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Welcome to Shields ...

Shields is located in Grant County<1>.

Shields was established in 1896.

Shields is 1,800 feet [549 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Shields lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Shields (for example, toward Linton), you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Shields lies within the (701) area code.

The ZIP code for Shields: 58569<3>

Communities Also Named Shields ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 18 communities that are also named Shields - they are located in British Columbia, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas (3), Kentucky, Michigan, Montana, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Saskatchewan, Texas and Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Shields ...

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

  • Flasher [Morton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flasher
    • Flasher [Morton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Shields
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 203 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flasher have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flasher
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flasher<6>
  • Selfridge [Sioux County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Selfridge
    • Selfridge [Sioux County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Shields
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 163 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Selfridge have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Selfridge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Selfridge<6>
  • Solen [Sioux County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Solen
    • Solen [Sioux County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Shields
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 89 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Solen have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Solen
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Solen<6>
  • Saint Gertrude [Grant County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Gertrude
    • Saint Gertrude [Grant County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Shields
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Gertrude
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Raleigh [Grant County]
    • Lark [Grant County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lark
      • Lark [Grant County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Shields
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lark have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lark
    • Carson [Grant County]
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      • Carson [Grant County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Shields
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 260 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carson have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carson<6>
    • McIntosh [Corson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McIntosh
      • McIntosh [Corson County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Shields
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 164 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McIntosh have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McIntosh
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McIntosh<6>
    • Fort Yates [Sioux County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Yates
      • Fort Yates [Sioux County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<4> to the east of Shields
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 198 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fort Yates have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Yates
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Yates<6>
    • Leith [Grant County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leith
      • Leith [Grant County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<4> to the west of Shields
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leith have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leith

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Shields ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Shields. 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 Grant, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Shields - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Shields). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Shields or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Shields) 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 Shields. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ShieldsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shields. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.2334, Longitude: -101.1260    
<5>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.
<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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