Oliver County

Oliver County, North Dakota

PO Box 125
Center, ND 58530
Phone: (701) 794-8777
Fax: (701) 794-3476

In south-central ND, northwest of Bismarck; organized Mar 12, 1885 (prior to statehood) from Mercer County. Name Origin: For Harry S. Oliver (1855-1909), a Dakota Territory legislator

Area (sq mi):: 731.19 (land 723.52; water 7.67) Population per square mile: 2.50
Population 2005: 1,813 State rank: 49 Population change: 2000-20005 -12.20%; 1990-2000 -13.30% Population 2000: 2,065 (White 97.10%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.10%; Other 2.20%). Foreign born: 0.30%. Median age: 42.00
Income 2000: per capita $16,271; median household $36,650; Population below poverty level: 14.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,688-$25,196
Unemployment (2004): 3.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.10% Median travel time to work: 23.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 39.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) today announced the availability of an environmental assessment (EA) and the opening of a 30-day public comment period for a Federal coal lease application at the Center Mine located in Oliver County, North Dakota.
Minnesota Power, an ALLETE company, announced last April that it is partnering with FPL Energy to create the Oliver County Wind Energy Center, which will generate up to 50.6 megawatts of clean, renewable wind energy.
The Oliver County Wind Energy Center will consist of a total of 22 wind turbines.
inked a 35-year deal to buy 100 megawatts from broadening wind ranch in Oliver County.
Daktel Communication LLC will receive $2.3 million to establish a network to provide broadband service in northeast Morton County and southeast Oliver County.
It will be located in Oliver County, N.D., north and west of the project s first three phases.