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Welcome to Urbana ...
The location of Urbana has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Urbana, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.
When the people of Urbana refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Urbanan<3>
Urbana is 1,470 feet [448 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Urbana lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Urbana is located in the (701) area code.
Communities Also Named Urbana ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 15 communities that are also named Urbana - they are located in Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (4), Maryland, Missouri (2), Nebraska, New York, Ohio and Texas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Urbana.
Communities near Urbana ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Urbana.
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 Urbana. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Urbana.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Urbana. 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 Urbana.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Urbana. See our Newspapers Page for Urbana.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Urbana ...
Looking for more information about Urbana? 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 Urbana, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Urbana.
Adding Urbana to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Urbana in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Urbana was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Urbana on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Dakota (1897).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Urbana.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Urbana. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Barnes County: www.co.barnes.nd.us/
The official website for State of North Dakota: www.nd.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 02 Sep 2023