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.
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.