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Welcome to Voltaire ...

The city of Voltaire is located in McHenry County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Voltaire has a population of 45 people<3> (see below for details).

Voltaire was established in 1901.

The community of Voltaire is 1,590 feet [485 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Voltaire is within the (701) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Voltaire had an population of 45 people. This is an increase of 12.5% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.76% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Voltaire had a population of 40 people. This makes Voltaire the county's 11th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 40 people, the population of Voltaire decreased 21.57% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 51 people).

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

Communities Also Named Voltaire ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Voltaire - they are located in and Kansas (2).

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

Communities near Voltaire ...

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

  • Velva [McHenry County]
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    • Velva [McHenry County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Voltaire
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Velva have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,190 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Velva
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Velva<6>
  • Sawyer [Ward County]
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    • Sawyer [Ward County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Voltaire
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sawyer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 326 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sawyer<6>
  • Granville [McHenry County]
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    • Granville [McHenry County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Voltaire
    • 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
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Granville<6>
  • Karlsruhe [McHenry County]
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    • Karlsruhe [McHenry County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Voltaire
    • 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
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Karlsruhe<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Butte [McLean County]
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      • Butte [McLean County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Voltaire
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Butte have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 76 people
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    • Benedict [McLean County]
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      • Benedict [McLean County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Voltaire
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Benedict have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 76 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Benedict<6>
    • Balfour [McHenry County]
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      • Balfour [McHenry County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Voltaire
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Balfour have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 27 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Balfour
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Balfour<6>
    • Kief [McHenry County]
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      • Kief [McHenry County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Voltaire
      • Estimated population in 2019: 14 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kief<6>
    • Bergen [McHenry County]
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      • Bergen [McHenry County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the east of Voltaire
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bergen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8 people
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    • Ruso [McLean County]
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      • Ruso [McLean County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Voltaire
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ruso
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ruso<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 Voltaire. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Voltaire.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Voltaire. See our Newspapers Page for Voltaire.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Voltaire ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Voltaire. 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 Voltaire.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Voltaire - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Voltaire) 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 Voltaire. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Voltaire

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Voltaire. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.0192, Longitude: -100.8443       In this case, the coordinates for Voltaire 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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