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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3 million to establish a network to provide broadband service in northeast Morton County and southeast Oliver County.
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.
The Oliver County Wind Energy Center will consist of a total of 22 wind turbines.
today joined about 200 guests near Center to dedicate FPL Energy's Oliver County Wind Energy Center in Oliver County, North Dakota.
The Oliver County Wind Energy Center is much more than just the most recent wind farm to bring clean, renewable power to North Dakota," said Ron Scheirer.
The Oliver County Wind Energy Center is capable of generating enough electricity to power more than 24,000 homes.
Eric Norberg, vice president of strategy and planning for Minnesota Power said, "Minnesota Power is pleased to be part of this expansion of the Oliver County wind farm.
Minnesota Power, an ALLETE company (NYSE:ALE), announced last April that it is partnering with FPL Energy to create the Oliver County Wind Energy Center, which will generate up to 50.
John Hoeven today joined FPL Energy, Minnesota Power and nearly 100 dignitaries and guests in Oliver County to break ground at the largest wind farm yet built in the state, just north of Center.
The Oliver Wind Energy Center will generate clean, renewable energy for the region and create new economic opportunity for Oliver County and North Dakota.
The Oliver County Wind Energy Center will be capable of generating enough electricity to power 16,000 homes.