Griggs County

Griggs County, North Dakota

PO Box 326
Cooperstown, ND 58425
Phone: (701) 797-2772
Fax: (701) 797-3587

In east-central ND, southwest of Grand Forks; organized Feb 18, 1881 (prior to statehood) from Foster County. Name Origin: For Alexander Griggs (1838-1903), a Red River pilot known as "Captain," closely identified with the earliest navigation on the Red River

Area (sq mi):: 716.17 (land 708.50; water 7.67) Population per square mile: 3.50
Population 2005: 2,497 State rank: 40 Population change: 2000-20005 -9.30%; 1990-2000 -16.60% Population 2000: 2,754 (White 99.10%; Black or African American 0.00%; Hispanic or Latino 0.40%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.50%). Foreign born: 1.00%. Median age: 45.80
Income 2000: per capita $16,131; median household $29,572; Population below poverty level: 10.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,069-$31,198
Unemployment (2004): 2.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 14.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 12.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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7 million loan for the Griggs County Telephone Company to deploy fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) service in Cooperstown and Binford, N.
At North Dakota's Valley City Times-Record, Roger Bluhm has been named publisher; previously, he was editor and general manager of the Griggs county Courier in Cooperstown, N.
NYSE:CALX) today announced that Broadband Stimulus award winners Moore and Liberty, Griggs County Telephone Company (MLGC) and Consolidated Telecom (Consolidated) have each selected the Calix E7 Ethernet Service Access Platform (ESAP) for their respective "Fiber Forward" initiatives.
The Griggs County Telephone Company will execute fiber-to-the-premises in Binford and Cooperstown, North Dakota and upgrade four exchanges in the system with a $4.