Dickey County


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Dickey County, North Dakota

PO Box 215
Ellendale, ND 58436
Phone: (701) 349-3249
Fax: (701) 349-4639

On the southern border of ND, southwest of Fargo; organized Mar 5, 1881 (prior to statehood) from La Moure County. Name Origin: For either Alfred M. Dickey (1846-1901), a homesteader in the county and lt. governor of ND (1889-90), or for George H. Dickey (1858-1923), an attorney and ND legislator

Area (sq mi):: 1141.66 (land 1131.00; water 10.66) Population per square mile: 4.90
Population 2005: 5,487 State rank: 24 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.70%; 1990-2000 -5.70% Population 2000: 5,757 (White 97.00%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 1.40%; Asian 0.50%; Other 1.60%). Foreign born: 1.60%. Median age: 40.70
Income 2000: per capita $15,846; median household $29,231; Population below poverty level: 14.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,110-$28,470
Unemployment (2004): 2.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.40% Median travel time to work: 15.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 12.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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has entered into an agreement with Dakota I Power Partners (Dakota I) of Fredonia, North Dakota, to develop a 20-megawatt wind energy farm in Dickey County.
Merricourt will consist of 100 wind turbines and encompass approximately 18 square miles southeast of Kulm, on the eastern edge of McIntosh County and western edge of Dickey County.
Dickey County and McPherson County will hold 61 and 59 turbines, respectively, while McIntosh hosts transmission lines.