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Welcome to White Earth ...

The city of White Earth is located in Mountrail County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, White Earth has a population of 95 people<2> (see below for details).

White Earth was established in 1888.

The community of White Earth is 2,090 feet [637 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for White Earth: (701)

The ZIP code for White Earth: 58794<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, White Earth had an population of 95 people. This is an increase of 18.75% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 50.79% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, White Earth had a population of 80 people. This makes White Earth the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of White Earth represents 0.01% of the total population of North Dakota (which has 672,591 people), making it the state's 301st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 80 people, the population of White Earth increased 26.98% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 63 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for White Earth.

Communities Also Named White Earth ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named White Earth - it's located in Minnesota.

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

Communities near White Earth ...

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

  • Stanley [Mountrail County]
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    • Stanley [Mountrail County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of White Earth
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,708 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stanley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stanley<6>
  • Tioga [Williams County]
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    • Tioga [Williams County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of White Earth
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,391 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tioga
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tioga<6>
  • Ray [Williams County]
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    • Ray [Williams County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of White Earth
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 943 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ray
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ray<6>
  • Powers Lake [Burke County]
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    • Powers Lake [Burke County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of White Earth
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 284 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Powers Lake
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Powers Lake<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Ross [Mountrail County]
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      • Ross [Mountrail County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of White Earth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 116 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ross have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ross
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ross<6>
    • Battleview [Burke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Battleview
      • Battleview [Burke County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of White Earth
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Battleview
    • McGregor [Williams County]
    • Hamlet [Williams County]
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      • Hamlet [Williams County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<5> to the northwest of White Earth
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamlet
    • Belden [Mountrail County]
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      • Belden [Mountrail County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<5> to the southeast of White Earth
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belden
    • Palermo [Mountrail County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Palermo
      • Palermo [Mountrail County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<5> to the east of White Earth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 98 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Palermo have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Palermo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Palermo<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 White Earth. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for White Earth.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for White Earth ...

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

Adding White Earth to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of White Earth 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 White Earth was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for White Earth on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for White Earth. 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 Mountrail, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for White Earth.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around White Earth - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as White Earth). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether White Earth or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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 from Point A (ie- White Earth) 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 White Earth. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from White EarthOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in White Earth. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.3805, Longitude: -102.7734    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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