Hettinger County

Hettinger County, North Dakota

PO Box 668
Mott, ND 58646
Phone: (701) 824-2645
Fax: (701) 824-2717

In southwestern ND, south of Dickinson; organized Mar 9, 1883 (prior to statehood) from Stark County. Name Origin: For Mathias K. Hettinger of IL; named by his son-in-law, Erastus A. Williams, a ND territorial legislator and county founder

Area (sq mi):: 1133.70 (land 1132.25; water 1.45) Population per square mile: 2.20
Population 2005: 2,486 State rank: 41 Population change: 2000-20005 -8.40%; 1990-2000 -21.20% Population 2000: 2,715 (White 98.70%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.20%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 0.10%. Median age: 46.20
Income 2000: per capita $15,555; median household $29,209; Population below poverty level: 14.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $27,499-$26,971
Unemployment (2004): 3.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.10% Median travel time to work: 17.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 15.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Bison proposes one new compressor station totaling 4,700 horsepower of compression located in Hettinger County, ND.
Secretary Schafer's grandfather immigrated to North Dakota from Denmark and homesteaded land in Hettinger County that he turned into a wheat and livestock farm.
Grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, the North Dakota Arts Council, the Hettinger County Job Development authority, and a one-time gift from Cellular One helped, but Greff is hoping a benefactor will come along to help complete the remaining three sculptures.