McKenzie County

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McKenzie County, North Dakota

PO Box 524
Watford City, ND 58854
Phone: (701) 444-3452
Fax: (701) 444-3916
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On the central western border of ND, southwest of Minot; organized Mar 9, 1883 (prior to statehood) from Howard County; which was discontinued. McKenzie County eliminated in 1891 for lack of settlement; present county formed 1905. Name Origin: For Alexander McKenzie (1851-1922), sheriff of Burleigh County and a powerful political leader

Area (sq mi):: 2860.89 (land 2742.02; water 118.87) Population per square mile: 2.00
Population 2005: 5,594 State rank: 22 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.50%; 1990-2000 -10.10% Population 2000: 5,737 (White 77.00%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.10%; Other 22.50%). Foreign born: 1.40%. Median age: 39.50
Income 2000: per capita $14,732; median household $29,342; Population below poverty level: 17.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,645-$23,900
Unemployment (2004): 3.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 19.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 18.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Build a 200 MMcf/d natural gas processing facility--the Demicks Lake plant --and related infrastructure in northeast McKenzie County, ND which will process natural gas produced from the Bakken Shale in the Williston Basin;
The Bakken Pipeline project and related expansions follow Oneok s April announcement of more than $400 million of new growth projects in the Bakken shale, including construction of a 100 MMcfd gas processing facility in eastern McKenzie County, ND the Garden Creek Plant that will double the partnership's processing capacity in the region (OGJ Online, Apr.
R will invest as much as $780 million between now and the second quarter 2016 to build a 200 MMcf/d natural gas processing facility--the Lonesome Creek plant--and related infrastructure in McKenzie County, ND in the Bakken Shale in the Williston Basin, and complete a second expansion of the Bakken NGL Pipeline, which will increase the pipeline's capacity to 160,000 bpd from 135,000 bpd.