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Welcome to Wishek ...

The city of Wishek is located in McIntosh County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Wishek has a population of 891 people<3> (see below for details).

Wishek was established in 1898.

The community of Wishek is 2,030 feet [619 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Wishek lies within the (701) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Wishek had an population of 891 people. This is a decrease of 11.08% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 20.59% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Wishek had a population of 1,002 people (which is 35.67% of the total population of McIntosh County). This makes Wishek the county's most populous community.

The population of Wishek represents 0.15% of the population of North Dakota (which has 672,591 people), making it the state's 62nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,002 people, the population of Wishek decreased 10.7% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,122 people).

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

Communities near Wishek ...

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

  • Napoleon [Logan County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Napoleon
    • Napoleon [Logan County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Wishek
    • Estimated population in 2019: 752 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Napoleon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Napoleon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Napoleon<6>
  • Ashley [McIntosh County]
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    • Ashley [McIntosh County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Wishek
    • Estimated population in 2019: 661 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ashley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ashley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ashley<6>
  • Lehr [McIntosh County]
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    • Lehr [McIntosh County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Wishek
    • Estimated population in 2019: 70 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lehr have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lehr
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lehr<6>
  • Venturia [McIntosh County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Venturia
    • Venturia [McIntosh County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Wishek
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Venturia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Venturia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Venturia<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Fredonia [Logan County]
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      • Fredonia [Logan County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<5> to the east of Wishek
      • Estimated population in 2019: 42 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fredonia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fredonia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fredonia<6>
    • Zeeland [McIntosh County]
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      • Zeeland [McIntosh County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<5> to the southwest of Wishek
      • Estimated population in 2019: 75 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Zeeland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Zeeland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Zeeland<6>
    • Hague [Emmons County]
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      • Hague [Emmons County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<5> to the southwest of Wishek
      • Estimated population in 2019: 63 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hague have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hague
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hague<6>
    • Artas [Campbell County]
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      • Artas [Campbell County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Wishek
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Artas have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Artas
    • Kulm [LaMoure County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kulm
      • Kulm [LaMoure County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<5> to the east of Wishek
      • Estimated population in 2019: 335 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kulm have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kulm
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kulm<6>
    • Streeter [Stutsman County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Streeter
      • Streeter [Stutsman County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<5> to the north of Wishek
      • Estimated population in 2019: 162 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Streeter have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Streeter
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Streeter<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 Wishek. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Wishek.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wishek ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for North Dakota

About McIntosh County

About North Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Wishek. 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 McIntosh, 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 Wishek.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wishek - 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- Wishek) 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 Wishek. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Wishek

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wishek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.2555, Longitude: -99.5557       In this case, the coordinates for Wishek 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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