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Welcome to Steele ...

The city of Steele is located in Kidder County<1> and is the County Seat for Kidder County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Steele has a population of 709 people<3> (see below for details).

Steele was established in 1881.

The community of Steele is 1,860 feet [567 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Steele lies within the (701) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Steele had an population of 709 people. This is a decrease of 0.84% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.83% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Steele had a population of 715 people (or 29.36% of the total population of Kidder County). This makes Steele the county's most populous community.

The population of Steele represents 0.11% of the total population of North Dakota (which has 672,591 people), making it the state's 94th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 715 people, the population of Steele decreased 6.04% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 761 people).

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

Communities Also Named Steele ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 14 communities that are also named Steele - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky (2), Mississippi (2), Missouri, Montana, Ohio, Tennessee and Virginia.

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

Communities near Steele ...

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

  • Tappen [Kidder County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tappen
    • Tappen [Kidder County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Steele
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 205 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tappen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tappen
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tappen<6>
  • Dawson [Kidder County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dawson
    • Dawson [Kidder County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Steele
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 63 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dawson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dawson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dawson<6>
  • Driscoll [Burleigh County]
  • Sterling [Burleigh County]
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Crystal Springs [Kidder County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crystal Springs
      • Crystal Springs [Kidder County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the east of Steele
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crystal Springs
    • Robinson [Kidder County]
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      • Robinson [Kidder County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the north of Steele
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 46 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Robinson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Robinson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Robinson<6>
    • Tuttle [Kidder County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tuttle
      • Tuttle [Kidder County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the north of Steele
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 80 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tuttle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tuttle<6>
    • Braddock [Emmons County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Braddock
      • Braddock [Emmons County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<5> to the south of Steele
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 28 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Braddock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Braddock
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Braddock<6>
    • Moffit [Burleigh County]
    • Arena [Burleigh County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arena
      • Arena [Burleigh County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Steele
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arena

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Steele. Our list includes 10 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Steele.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Steele ...

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

Adding Steele to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in North Dakota

About Kidder County

About North Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Steele. 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 Kidder, 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 Steele.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Steele - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Steele) 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 Steele. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from SteeleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Steele. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.8561, Longitude: -99.9165       In this case, the coordinates for Steele 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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