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Valley City, North Dakota
Welcome to Valley City ...
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 6,307 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 (701) area code.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Valley City had an population of 6,307 people. This is a decrease of 4.22% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.6% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Valley City had a population of 6,585 people (or 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 (with 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.
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.
Adding Valley City to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Valley City 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 Valley City was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Valley City on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Dakota (1897).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Valley City on our Genealogy Page.
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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/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022