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Welcome to Valley City ...

The city of Valley City is located in Barnes County<1> and is the County Seat for Barnes County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Valley City has a population of 6,323 people<3> (see below for details).

Valley City was established in 1874.

The community of Valley City is 1,210 feet [369 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Valley City is within the boundaries of the (701) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Valley City had an population of 6,323 people. This is a decrease of 3.98% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.37% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Valley City had a population of 6,585 people (which is 59.51% of the total population of Barnes County). This makes Valley City the county's most populous community.

The population of Valley City represents 0.98% of the population of North Dakota (which has 672,591 people), making it the state's 12th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,585 people, the population of Valley City decreased 3.53% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 6,826 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Valley City.

Communities Also Named Valley City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Valley City - they are located in Illinois, Indiana, Kansas (3), Missouri, Nebraska and Ohio.

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

Communities near Valley City ...

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

  • Tower City [Cass County]
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    • Tower City [Cass County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Valley City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 265 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tower City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tower City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tower City<6>
  • Sanborn [Barnes County]
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    • Sanborn [Barnes County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Valley City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 170 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sanborn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sanborn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sanborn<6>
  • Oriska [Barnes County]
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    • Oriska [Barnes County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Valley City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 112 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oriska have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oriska
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oriska<6>
  • Fingal [Barnes County]
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    • Fingal [Barnes County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Valley City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 86 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fingal have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fingal
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fingal<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Nome [Barnes County]
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      • Nome [Barnes County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Valley City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 56 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nome
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nome<6>
    • Kathryn [Barnes County]
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      • Kathryn [Barnes County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Valley City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 48 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kathryn
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kathryn<6>
    • Rogers [Barnes County]
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      • Rogers [Barnes County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Valley City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 41 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rogers have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rogers
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rogers<6>
    • Leal [Barnes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leal
      • Leal [Barnes County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Valley City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 18 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leal have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leal
    • Eckelson [Barnes County]
    • Dazey [Barnes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dazey
      • Dazey [Barnes County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the northwest of Valley City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 93 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dazey have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dazey
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dazey<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 Valley City. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Valley City.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Valley City. Our list includes 34 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Valley City.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Valley City ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in North Dakota

About Barnes County

About North Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Valley City. 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/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Dakota's counties, including Barnes, 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 Valley City.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Valley City - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Valley City) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Valley City. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Valley City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Valley City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.9230, Longitude: -98.0059       In this case, the coordinates for Valley City 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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