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Bottineau County, North Dakota
Map of North Dakota highlighting Bottineau County
Location in the state of North Dakota
Map of the U.S. highlighting North Dakota
North Dakota's location in the U.S.
Seat Bottineau
Largest city Bottineau
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

1,698 sq mi (4,398 km²)
1,669 sq mi (4,323 km²)
29 sq mi (75 km²), 1.72%
PopulationEst.
 - (2008)
 - Density

6,338
5/sq mi (2/km²)
Founded 1884

Bottineau County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Dakota. As of 2000, the population is 7,149. Its county seat is Bottineau.[1]

The Territorial legislature identified Bottineau as one of the original counties of the territory in 1872 but it wasn't organized until July 17, 1884, at a meeting in Bottineau. It is named for Pierre Bottineau (c.1814-1895), a Métis pioneer, hunter, and trapper who became a successful land speculator.

Bottineau is well known for its winter park, snowmobiling, and ice fishing.

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,698 square miles (4,397 km²), of which, 1,669 square miles (4,322 km²) of it is land and 29 square miles (76 km²) of it (1.72%) is water.

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Townships

  • Amity
  • Antler
  • Bentinck
  • Blaine
  • Brander
  • Cecil
  • Chatfield
  • Cordelia
  • Cut Bank
  • Dalen
  • Eidsvold
  • Elms
  • Elysian
  • Haram
  • Hastings
  • Hoffman
  • Homen
  • Kane
  • Lansford
  • Lewis
  • Lordsburg
  • Mount Rose
  • Newborg
  • Oak Creek
  • Oak Valley
  • Ostby
  • Peabody
  • Pickering
  • Renville
  • Richburg
  • Roland
  • Scandia
  • Scotia
  • Sergius
  • Sherman
  • Starbuck
  • Stone Creek
  • Tacoma
  • Wayne
  • Wellington
  • Wheaton
  • Whitby
  • Whitteron
  • Willow Vale

Adjacent counties and rural municipalities

Major highways

National protected areas

Demographics

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1890 2,893
1900 7,532 160.4%
1910 17,295 129.6%
1920 15,109 −12.6%
1930 14,853 −1.7%
1940 13,253 −10.8%
1950 12,140 −8.4%
1960 11,315 −6.8%
1970 9,496 −16.1%
1980 9,239 −2.7%
1990 8,011 −13.3%
2000 7,149 −10.8%
Est. 2008 6,338 −11.3%

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 7,149 people, 2,962 households, and 1,954 families residing in the county. The population density was 4 people per square mile (2/km²). There were 4,409 housing units at an average density of 3 per square mile (1/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 97.22% White, 0.22% Black or African American, 1.45% Native American, 0.18% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.11% from other races, and 0.80% from two or more races. 0.49% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 44.4% were of Norwegian, 25.2% German and 5.4% French ancestry according to Census 2000.

There were 2,962 households out of which 27.30% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.70% were married couples living together, 4.30% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.00% were non-families. 31.50% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.40% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.30 and the average family size was 2.90.

In the county the population was spread out with 22.20% under the age of 18, 8.00% from 18 to 24, 22.30% from 25 to 44, 26.20% from 45 to 64, and 21.30% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 101.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.20 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $29,853, and the median income for a family was $37,701. Males had a median income of $26,728 versus $18,948 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,227. About 7.50% of families and 10.70% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.70% of those under age 18 and 11.10% of those age 65 or over.

Places

Cities

Note: all incorporated communities in North Dakota are called "cities" regardless of their size.

Unincorporated communities

References

Coordinates: 48°47′N 100°50′W / 48.79°N 100.84°W / 48.79; -100.84


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Bottineau County, North Dakota
Map
File:Map of North Dakota highlighting Bottineau County.png
Location in the state of North Dakota
Map of the USA highlighting North Dakota
North Dakota's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 1884
Seat Bottineau
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 1.72%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

7149

Bottineau County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Dakota. As of 2000, the population is 7,149. Its county seat is Bottineau6.

The Territorial legislature identified Bottineau as one of the original counties of the territory in 1872 but it wasn't organized until July 17, 1884 at a meeting in Bottineau. It is named for Pierre Bottineau (c.1814-1895), a Métis pioneer, hunter, and trapper who became a successful land speculator.

Bottineau is well known for its winter park, snowmobiling, and ice fishing.

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 4,397 km² (1,698 sq mi). 4,322 km² (1,669 sq mi) of it is land and 76 km² (29 sq mi) of it (1.72%) is water.

Townships

  • Amity
  • Antler
  • Bentinck
  • Blaine
  • Brander
  • Cecil
  • Chatfield
  • Cordelia
  • Cut Bank
  • Dalen
  • Eidsvold
  • Elms
  • Elysian
  • Haram
  • Hastings
  • Hoffman
  • Homen
  • Kane
  • Lansford
  • Lewis
  • Lordsburg
  • Mount Rose
  • Newborg
  • Oak Creek
  • Oak Valley
  • Ostby
  • Peabody
  • Pickering
  • Renville
  • Richburg
  • Roland
  • Scandia
  • Scotia
  • Sergius
  • Sherman
  • Starbuck
  • Stone Creek
  • Tacoma
  • Wayne
  • Wellington
  • Wheaton
  • Whitby
  • Whitteron
  • Willow Vale

Adjacent counties

Major highways

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 7,149 people, 2,962 households, and 1,954 families residing in the county. The population density was 2/km² (4/sq mi). There were 4,409 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (3/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 97.22% White, 0.22% Black or African American, 1.45% Native American, 0.18% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.11% from other races, and 0.80% from two or more races. 0.49% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 2,962 households out of which 27.30% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.70% were married couples living together, 4.30% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.00% were non-families. 31.50% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.40% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.30 and the average family size was 2.90.

In the county the population was spread out with 22.20% under the age of 18, 8.00% from 18 to 24, 22.30% from 25 to 44, 26.20% from 45 to 64, and 21.30% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 101.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.20 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $29,853, and the median income for a family was $37,701. Males had a median income of $26,728 versus $18,948 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,227. About 7.50% of families and 10.70% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.70% of those under age 18 and 11.10% of those age 65 or over.

Places

Cities

Note: all incorporated communities in North Dakota are called "cities" regardless of their size.

Unincorporated communities

Coordinates: 48°47′N 100°50′W / 48.79, -100.84

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