Walsh County

Walsh County, North Dakota

600 Cooper Ave
Grafton, ND 58237
Phone: (701) 352-2851
Fax: (701) 352-3340
mylocalgov.com/WalshCountyND/

On the northeastern border of ND, north of Grand Forks; organized Feb 18, 1881 (prior to statehood) from Grand Forks and Pembina counties. Name Origin: For George H. Walsh (1868-1913), newspaper publisher and member of the ND legislative council (1881, 1883, 1885, 1889)

Area (sq mi):: 1294.11 (land 1281.74; water 12.36) Population per square mile: 9.10
Population 2005: 11,607 State rank: 11 Population change: 2000-20005 -6.30%; 1990-2000 -10.50% Population 2000: 12,389 (White 92.30%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 5.70%; Asian 0.20%; Other 4.60%). Foreign born: 1.90%. Median age: 40.90
Income 2000: per capita $16,496; median household $33,845; Population below poverty level: 10.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,483-$27,152
Unemployment (2004): 4.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.10% Median travel time to work: 17.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 14.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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CNOB-1820(058) - ND 18 (Larimore) to 1 Mile West of Arvilla, CNOB-CNOC-1814(053) - US Hwy 2 to ND 18, CNOB-CNOC-1814(054) - CNOC-0018(030) - US Hwy 81 to I-29, CNOC-0018(031) - CNOB-CNOC-1825(057) - US Hwy 2 (GFAFB) to Mekinock, CNOC-0018(032) -CR 6 to CR 25, CNOB-CNOC-1808(058) - ND 18 to CR 2 (Gilby), CNOB-CNOC-1819(058) - US Hwy 2 to Walsh County, CNOC-1833(056) - US Hwy 2 to CR 11, SC-1802(057) - 18 to US 81.