Emmons County

Emmons County, North Dakota

PO Box 129
Linton, ND 58552
Phone: (701) 254-4807
Fax: (701) 254-4012

On the central southern border of ND, southeast of Bismarck; organized Feb 10, 1879 (prior to statehood) from unorganized territory. Name Origin: For James A. Emmons (1845-1919), steamboat captain, early settler, and merchant

Area (sq mi):: 1554.72 (land 1509.88; water 44.83) Population per square mile: 2.50
Population 2005: 3,845 State rank: 31 Population change: 2000-20005 -11.20%; 1990-2000 -10.30% Population 2000: 4,331 (White 98.30%; Black or African American 0.00%; Hispanic or Latino 1.20%; Asian 0.20%; Other 0.70%). Foreign born: 0.50%. Median age: 44.50
Income 2000: per capita $14,604; median household $26,119; Population below poverty level: 20.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,646-$23,875
Unemployment (2004): 5.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 17.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 11.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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15 is headquartered in the City of Strasburg, which is located in Emmons County, in south central North Dakota, near the North Dakota-South Dakota border.
In 16 days, The Emmons County (N.D.) Record will be able to run full color on four pages, and its online edition will feature color photos for the first time, according to the weekly's publishers, Allan and Leah Burke.
The average summer temperature in Emmons County is 21[degrees]C (69[degrees]F) and the average winter temperature is -11[degrees]C (13[degrees]F) (27).
Wroblewski DV and Lunde NJ: "Soil Survey of Emmons County North Dakota." Washington, D.C.: U.S.
Ashley Tribune and Wishek Star co-owner Tony Bender reported that his papers, along with the Napoleon Homestead, Emmons County Record and Steele Ozone Press will sell the press and building they jointly own in Wishek.