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Welcome to Stanley ...

The city of Stanley is located in Mountrail County<1> and is the County Seat for Mountrail County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Stanley has a population of 2,677 people<3> (see below for details).

Stanley was established in 1902.

The community of Stanley is 2,210 feet [674 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Stanley is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

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

Stanley lies within the (701) area code.

Websites for Stanley ...

Official Website: www.stanleynd.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Stanley had an population of 2,677 people. This is an increase of 83.61% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 109.3% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Stanley had a population of 1,458 people (which is 19% of the total population of Mountrail County). This makes Stanley the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Stanley represents 0.22% of the total population of North Dakota (which has 672,591 people), making it the state's 40th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,458 people, the population of Stanley increased 14% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,279 people).

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

Communities Also Named Stanley ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 43 communities that are also named Stanley - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, British Columbia, California, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Louisiana (2), Manitoba, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Minnesota (2), Missouri (2), Nebraska, New Brunswick, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Nova Scotia (3), Ohio (3), Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Stanley ...

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

  • Ross [Mountrail County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ross
    • Ross [Mountrail County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Stanley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 113 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ross have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ross
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ross<6>
  • Palermo [Mountrail County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Palermo
    • Palermo [Mountrail County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Stanley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 98 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Palermo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Palermo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Palermo<6>
  • White Earth [Mountrail County]
  • Blaisdell [Mountrail County]
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Powers Lake [Burke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Powers Lake
      • Powers Lake [Burke County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the northwest of Stanley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 285 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Powers Lake
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Powers Lake<6>
    • Coulee [Mountrail County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coulee
      • Coulee [Mountrail County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<5> to the northeast of Stanley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coulee
    • New Town [Mountrail County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Town
      • New Town [Mountrail County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<5> to the south of Stanley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,592 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Town
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Town<6>
    • Four Bears Village [McKenzie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Four Bears Village
      • Four Bears Village [McKenzie County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<5> to the south of Stanley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Four Bears Village
    • Battleview [Burke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Battleview
      • Battleview [Burke County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<5> to the northwest of Stanley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Battleview
    • Tioga [Williams County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tioga
      • Tioga [Williams County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<5> to the west of Stanley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,339 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tioga
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tioga<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Stanley ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community in North Dakota

About Mountrail County

About North Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Stanley: www.stanleynd.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 Mountrail, 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 Stanley.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Stanley - 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- Stanley) 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 Stanley. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Stanley

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stanley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.3170, Longitude: -102.3868       In this case, the coordinates for Stanley 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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