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.
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.
Chairman, President, and CEO Don Shippar and more than 200 local and regional guests to celebrate the commercial operation of the Oliver County Wind Energy Center and the organizations that helped bring the facility to 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.
inked a 35-year deal to buy 100 megawatts from broadening wind ranch in Oliver County.
Moreover to the Oliver County wind ranch, Minnkota buys 357 megawatts of wind power from NextEra Energy Resources affiliates close to Langdon and Ashtabula on the eastern side of the state.
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.
3 million to establish a network to provide broadband service in northeast Morton County and southeast Oliver County.
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.