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Welcome to Sims ...

Sims is located in Morton County<1>.

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

Sims is 1,950 feet [594 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you travel south from Sims (for example, toward Carson), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT).

Sims is located in the (701) area code.

Communities Also Named Sims ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 15 communities that are also named Sims - they are located in Arkansas (2), California, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana (2), Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Ontario, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Sims ...

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

  • New Salem [Morton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Salem
    • New Salem [Morton County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Sims
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,006 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Salem have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Salem
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Salem<5>
  • Glen Ullin [Morton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glen Ullin
    • Glen Ullin [Morton County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Sims
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 710 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glen Ullin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glen Ullin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glen Ullin<5>
  • Almont [Morton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Almont
    • Almont [Morton County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the south of Sims
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 121 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Almont
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Almont<5>
  • Bluegrass [Morton County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bluegrass
    • Bluegrass [Morton County] was located 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Sims
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    • Johnson Ford [Grant County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Johnson Ford
      • Johnson Ford [Grant County] was located 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Sims
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Johnson Ford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Lyons [Morton County]
    • Lark [Grant County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lark
      • Lark [Grant County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<4> to the south of Sims
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lark have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lark
    • Hannover [Oliver County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hannover
      • Hannover [Oliver County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<4> to the north of Sims
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hannover
    • Carson [Grant County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carson
      • Carson [Grant County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<4> to the south of Sims
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 260 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carson<5>
    • Center [Oliver County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Center
      • Center [Oliver County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<4> to the north of Sims
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 565 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Center
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Center<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sims ...

Looking for more information about Sims? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Sims, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Sims.

Adding Sims to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Sims 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 Sims was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Sims on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Dakota (1897).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Sims on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Sims. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Morton County: www.co.morton.nd.us/

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 Morton, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sims - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 from Point A (ie- Sims) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sims. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.7722, Longitude: -101.4985       In this case, the coordinates for Sims have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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