Foster County

Foster County, North Dakota

PO Box 257
Carrington, ND 58421
Phone: (701) 652-1001
Fax: (701) 652-2173

In east-central ND, southwest of Grand Forks; organized Jan 4, 1873 (prior to statehood) from Pembina County. Name Origin: For either James S. Foster, commissioner of immigration, or possibly his brother, George I. Foster. Both were prominent in Dakota territorial affairs

Area (sq mi):: 646.72 (land 635.20; water 11.52) Population per square mile: 5.60
Population 2005: 3,580 State rank: 32 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.80%; 1990-2000 -5.60% Population 2000: 3,759 (White 98.90%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.20%; Asian 0.00%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 1.50%. Median age: 40.50
Income 2000: per capita $17,928; median household $32,019; Population below poverty level: 9.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,152-$30,017
Unemployment (2004): 3.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.40% Median travel time to work: 12.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 13.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The wonderfully maintained paved bicycle - and, yes, skating and jogging - trail climbs gradually to the north and east, gaining about 700 feet in elevation from Foster County Park in nearby Casitas Springs to Libbey Park in downtown Ojai.
While the Ojai Valley Trail has for years begun and ended at Foster County Park, that could soon change with an extension to the south.
Now in rural Foster County near McHenry, Target Logistics Company #9 Mobile Crew Camp is built to withstand both hot and cold climates and features:
The few sites still available Thursday afternoon - at Hobson County Park northwest of Ventura, and at Foster County Park, near Lake Casitas - were expected to be gone by nightfall.