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Welcome to Towner ...

The city of Towner is located in McHenry County<1> and is the County Seat for McHenry County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Towner has a population of 526 people<3> (see below for details).

Towner was established in 1886.

The community of Towner is 1,470 feet [448 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Towner: (701)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Towner had an population of 526 people. This is a decrease of 1.31% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.36% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Towner had a population of 533 people (which is 9.88% of the total population of McHenry County). This makes Towner the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Towner represents 0.08% of the population of North Dakota (which has 672,591 people), making it the state's 116th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 533 people, the population of Towner decreased 7.14% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 574 people).

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

Communities Also Named Towner ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Towner - they are located in Colorado, New Mexico and Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Towner ...

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

  • Rugby [Pierce County]
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    • Rugby [Pierce County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Towner
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rugby have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,590 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rugby
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rugby<6>
  • Willow City [Bottineau County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Willow City
    • Willow City [Bottineau County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Towner
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Willow City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 150 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Willow City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Willow City<6>
  • Barton [Pierce County]
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    • Barton [Pierce County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Towner
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barton
  • Bantry [McHenry County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bantry
    • Bantry [McHenry County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Towner
    • Estimated population in 2019: 14 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bantry
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bantry<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Granville [McHenry County]
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      • Granville [McHenry County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the west of Towner
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Granville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 253 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Granville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Granville<6>
    • Karlsruhe [McHenry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Karlsruhe
      • Karlsruhe [McHenry County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the southwest of Towner
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Karlsruhe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 86 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Karlsruhe
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Karlsruhe<6>
    • Orrin [Pierce County]
    • Balta [Pierce County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Balta
      • Balta [Pierce County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<5> to the southeast of Towner
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Balta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 59 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Balta
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Balta<6>
    • Upham [McHenry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Upham
      • Upham [McHenry County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<5> to the northwest of Towner
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Upham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 138 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Upham
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Upham<6>
    • Guthrie [McHenry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Guthrie
      • Guthrie [McHenry County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<5> to the south of Towner
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Guthrie

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Towner. Our list includes 7 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Towner.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Towner ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Towner. 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 McHenry, 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 Towner.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Towner - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Towner) 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 Towner. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Towner

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Towner. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.3475, Longitude: -100.4076       In this case, the coordinates for Towner 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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