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Encyclopedia > Billings County, North Dakota

Pokai is a county located in the state of North Dakota. As of 2000, the population is 888. Its county seat is Medora6. This article does not cite its references or sources. ... A U.S. state is any one of the fifty states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, with the District of Columbia, forms the United States of America. ... State nickname: Peace Garden State, Roughrider State, Flickertail State Official languages English Capital Bismarck Largest city Fargo Governor John Hoeven (R) Senators Kent Conrad (D) Byron Dorgan (D) Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 19th 183 272 km² 2. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... A county seat is an administrative center for a county. ... Medora is a city located in Billings County, North Dakota. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...

The Territorial legislature authorized Pokai in 1879, naming it for railroad executive Frederick H. Billings. It was organized seven years later, on May 4, 1886, at a meeting in Medora. The county's area was later reduced by erecting new counties: Golden Valley County in 1912 and Slope County in 1915. Image File history File links Map_of_North_Dakota_highlighting_Billings_County. ... Dakota Territory was the name of the northernmost part of the Louisiana Purchase of the United States. ... 1879 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Frederick H. Billings (1823–1890) was an American lawyer and financier from Vermont. ... May 4 is the 124th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (125th in leap years). ... 1886 is a common year starting on Friday (click on link to calendar) // Events January 18 - Modern field hockey is born with the formation of The Hockey Association in England. ... Golden Valley County is a county located in the state of North Dakota. ... Slope County is a county located in the state of North Dakota. ...


Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,987 km² (1,153 mi²). 2,982 km² (1,151 mi²) of it is land and 5 km² (2 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.17% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is the area equal to a square with sides each 1 mile long. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 888 people, 366 households, and 255 families residing in the county. The population density is 0/km² (1/mi²). There are 529 housing units at an average density of 0/km² (0/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 98.76% White, 0.00% Black or African American, 0.11% Native American, 0.00% Asian, 0.11% Pacific Islander, 0.11% from other races, and 0.90% from two or more races. 0.34% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 366 households out of which 29.20% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.60% are married couples living together, 4.40% have a female householder with no husband present, and 30.10% are non-families. 26.80% of all households are made up of individuals and 7.70% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.43 and the average family size is 2.95. Marriage is a relationship between individuals which has formed the foundation of the family for most societies. ...


In the county the population is spread out with 24.90% under the age of 18, 4.50% from 18 to 24, 26.60% from 25 to 44, 28.00% from 45 to 64, and 16.00% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 42 years. For every 100 females there are 112.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 112.40 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $32,667, and the median income for a family is $35,750. Males have a median income of $32,500 versus $21,000 for females. The per capita income for the county is $16,186. 12.80% of the population and 10.70% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 11.00% of those under the age of 18 and 12.80% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Cities and towns


Medora is a city located in Billings County, North Dakota. ...

Regions of North Dakota Flag of North Dakota
Red River Valley | Missouri Escarpment | Badlands
Largest cities
Beulah-Hazen | Bismarck-Mandan | Devils Lake | Dickinson | Fargo-West Fargo | Grafton | Grand Forks | Jamestown | Minot | Rugby | Valley City | Wahpeton | Williston
Counties

Adams - Barnes - Benson - Billings - Bottineau - Bowman - Burke - Burleigh - Cass - Cavalier - Dickey - Divide - Dunn - Eddy - Emmons - Foster - Golden Valley - Grand Forks - Grant - Griggs - Hettinger - Kidder - La Moure - Logan - McHenry - McIntosh - McKenzie - McLean - Mercer - Morton - Mountrail - Nelson - Oliver - Pembina - Pierce - Ramsey - Ransom - Renville - Richland - Rolette - Sargent - Sheridan - Sioux - Slope - Stark - Steele - Stutsman - Towner - Traill - Walsh - Ward - Wells - Williams State nickname: Peace Garden State, Roughrider State, Flickertail State Official languages English Capital Bismarck Largest city Fargo Governor John Hoeven (R) Senators Kent Conrad (D) Byron Dorgan (D) Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 19th 183 272 km² 2. ... File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... The Red River Valley is a region in central North America that is drained by the Red River of the North. ... The Missouri Escarpment is a ridge in North Dakota approximately 100 miles to the west of the Red River Valley. ... The Chinle Badlands at Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. ... Beulah is a city located in Mercer County, North Dakota. ... Hazen is a city located in Mercer County, North Dakota. ... Capitol building Bismarck is the capital of North Dakota, a state of the United States of America. ... Mandan is a city located in Morton County, North Dakota. ... Devils Lake is a city located in Ramsey County, North Dakota. ... Dickinson is a city located in Stark County, North Dakota. ... Motto: Nickname: Location in Cass County, North Dakota Founded Incorporated 1871   County Cass County Borough Parrish Mayor Bruce Furness Area  - Total  - Water 98. ... West Fargo is a city located in Cass County, North Dakota. ... Grafton is a city located in Walsh County, North Dakota. ... Motto: A Place of Excellence Nickname: The Grand Cities Location in Grand Forks County, North Dakota Founded 15 June 1870 Incorporated February 22, 1881 County Grand Forks County Borough {{{borough}}} Parrish {{{parrish}}} Mayor Michael Brown Area  - Total  - Water 49. ... Jamestown is a city located in Stutsman County, North Dakota. ... Minot today, seen from North Hill For other things named Minot see Minot (disambiguation). ... Rugby is a city located in Pierce County, North Dakota of which it is the County seat. ... Valley City is a city located in Barnes County, North Dakota. ... Wahpeton is a city located in Richland County, North Dakota. ... Williston is a city located in Williams County, North Dakota. ... List of North Dakota counties: Adams County Barnes County Benson County Billings County Bottineau County Bowman County Burke County Burleigh County Cass County Cavalier County Dickey County Divide County Dunn County Eddy County Emmons County Foster County Golden Valley County Grand Forks County Grant County Griggs County Hettinger County Kidder... Adams County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Dakota. ... Barnes County is a county located in the state of North Dakota. ... Benson County is a county located in the state of North Dakota. ... Bottineau County is a county located in the state of North Dakota. ... Bowman County is a county located in the state of North Dakota. ... Burke County is a county located in the state of North Dakota. ... Burleigh County is a county located in the state of North Dakota. ... Cass County is a county located in the state of North Dakota. ... Cavalier County is a county located in the state of North Dakota. ... Dickey County is a county located in the state of North Dakota. ... Divide County is a county located in the state of North Dakota. ... Dunn County is a county located in the state of North Dakota. ... Eddy County is a county located in the state of North Dakota. ... Emmons County is a county located in the state of North Dakota. ... Foster County is a county located in the state of North Dakota. ... Golden Valley County is a county located in the state of North Dakota. ... Grand Forks County is a county located in the state of North Dakota. ... Grant County is a county located in the state of North Dakota. ... Griggs County is a county located in the state of North Dakota. ... Hettinger County is a county located in the state of North Dakota. ... Kidder County is a county located in the state of North Dakota. ... LaMoure County is a county located in the state of North Dakota. ... Logan County is a county located in the state of North Dakota. ... McHenry County is a county located in the state of North Dakota. ... McIntosh County is a county located in the state of North Dakota. ... McKenzie County is a county located in the state of North Dakota. ... McLean County is a county located in the state of North Dakota. ... Mercer County is a county located in the state of North Dakota. ... Morton County is a county located in the state of North Dakota. ... Mountrail County is a county located in the state of North Dakota. ... Nelson County is a county located in the state of North Dakota. ... Oliver County is a county located in the state of North Dakota. ... Pembina County is a county located in the state of North Dakota. ... Pierce County is a county located in the state of North Dakota. ... Ramsey County is a county located in the state of North Dakota. ... Ransom County is a county located in the state of North Dakota. ... Renville County is a county located in the state of North Dakota. ... Richland County is a county located in the state of North Dakota. ... Rolette County is a county located in the state of North Dakota. ... Sargent County is a county located in the state of North Dakota. ... Sheridan County is a county located in the state of North Dakota. ... Sioux County is a county located in the state of North Dakota. ... Slope County is a county located in the state of North Dakota. ... Stark County is a county located in the state of North Dakota. ... Steele County is a county located in the state of North Dakota. ... Stutsman County is a county located in the state of North Dakota. ... Towner County is a county located in the state of North Dakota. ... Traill County is a county located in the state of North Dakota. ... Walsh County is a county located in the state of North Dakota. ... Ward County is a county located in the state of North Dakota. ... Wells County is a county located in the state of North Dakota. ... Williams County is a county located in the state of North Dakota. ...


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North Dakota travel guide - Wikitravel (1008 words)
It's bordered on the west by Montana, on the east by Minnesota, and on the north by the Canadian provinces of Saskatchewan and Manitoba.
North Dakota, the 39th state, was admitted to the Union in 1889.
North Dakota's 53 counties cover approximately 70,655 square miles (183,000 square kilometers) and it has a population of approximately 639,000.
Billings County, North Dakota - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (438 words)
Billings County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Dakota.
The county's area was later reduced by erecting new counties: Golden Valley County in 1912 and Slope County in 1915.
In the county the population was spread out with 24.9% under the age of 18, 4.5% from 18 to 24, 26.6% from 25 to 44, 28.0% from 45 to 64, and 16.0% who were 65 years of age or older.
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