Rolette County

Rolette County, North Dakota

102 2nd Ave PO Box 460
Rolla, ND 58367
Phone: (701) 477-3816
Fax: (701) 477-8594

On the central northern border of ND, northeast of Minot; organized Jan 4, 1873 (prior to statehood) from Buffalo County, which was discontinued. Name Origin: For Joseph Rolette (1820-71), pioneer and fur trader who opened a post for the American Fur Co

Area (sq mi):: 939.33 (land 902.45; water 36.88) Population per square mile: 15.40
Population 2005: 13,864 State rank: 10 Population change: 2000-20005 1.40%; 1990-2000 7.10% Population 2000: 13,674 (White 25.00%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.10%; Other 74.70%). Foreign born: 1.30%. Median age: 28.90
Income 2000: per capita $10,873; median household $26,232; Population below poverty level: 31.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,365-$20,157
Unemployment (2004): 9.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.10% Median travel time to work: 15.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 5.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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An on-duty police officer was fatally shot in North Dakota's Rolette County, according to reports Wednesday.
Rolette County ( Sheriff Gerald Medrud said no other officers were injured during the shootout.
The Bottineau market (adjacent to Minot) covers all of Rolette County, two-thirds of Bottineau County, and a very small portion of McHenry County.
1 Sixteen-year-old Nick Myhre shows off his third buck ever, a beautiful velvet whitetail arrowed in Rolette County, North Dakota, on Sept.
Rolette County Housing Authority, North Dakota Supreme Court, No.
The Thunder Mountain Counseling Services of Belcourt, N.D., received a $5,000 Charitable Service Trust grant to help provide counseling and treatment programs for veterans suffering from drug and alcohol addictions and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in Rolette County, N.D., which includes a large Native American population.