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Welcome to Wales ...

The city of Wales is located in Cavalier County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Wales has a population of 30 people<3> (see below for details).

Wales was established in 1897.

The community of Wales is 1,560 feet [475 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Wales: (701)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Wales had an population of 30 people. This is a decrease of 3.23% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Wales had a population of 31 people. This makes Wales the county's 7th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 31 people, the population of Wales increased 3.33% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 30 people).

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

Communities Also Named Wales ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two North Dakota communities named Wales: This one is located in Cavalier County and the other is located in Burleigh County.

Beyond North Dakota, there are 16 communities that are also named Wales - they are located in Alaska, Colorado, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Ontario, Tennessee, Utah and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Wales ...

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

  • Langdon [Cavalier County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Langdon
    • Langdon [Cavalier County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Wales
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,724 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Langdon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Langdon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Langdon<6>
  • Munich [Cavalier County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Munich
    • Munich [Cavalier County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Wales
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 192 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Munich have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Munich
  • Alsen [Cavalier County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alsen
    • Alsen [Cavalier County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Wales
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 32 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alsen
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alsen<6>
  • Sarles [Cavalier County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sarles
    • Sarles [Cavalier County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Wales
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 27 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sarles have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sarles
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sarles<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Calvin [Cavalier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Calvin
      • Calvin [Cavalier County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Wales
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 18 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Calvin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Calvin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Calvin<6>
    • Loma [Cavalier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Loma
      • Loma [Cavalier County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Wales
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 15 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Loma have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Loma
    • Hannah [Cavalier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hannah
      • Hannah [Cavalier County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Wales
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 15 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hannah
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hannah<6>
    • Dresden [Cavalier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dresden
      • Dresden [Cavalier County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Wales
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dresden
    • Snowflake
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Snowflake
      • Snowflake lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Wales
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Snowflake came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<7>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Snowflake
    • Maida [Cavalier County]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wales ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of North Dakota

About Cavalier County

About North Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Wales. 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 Cavalier, 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 Wales.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wales - 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- Wales) 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 Wales. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WalesOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wales. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.8942, Longitude: -98.6018       In this case, the coordinates for Wales 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.
<7>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.






















 

 

 

 

 


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