North Dakota Facts



North Dakota Facts


North Dakota became the 39th state of the United States on November 2, 1889.

North Dakota 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 * LaMoure * Logan * McHenry * McIntosh * McKenzie * McLean * Mercer * Morton * Mountrail * Nelson * Oliver *

More Facts About North Dakota:

  • State Flag: adopted in 1911

  • State Motto: "Liberty and union, now and forever, one and inseparable"

  • State Capital: Bismarck

  • State Abbreviation: ND

  • State Name of Residents: North Dakotans

  • Date State Entered the Union: November 2, 1889

  • State Size: 70,704 square miles - The 19th largest state

  • State Song: North Dakota Hymn

  • State Dance: Square dance

  • State Nick Name: Peace Garden State, Flickertail State, Roughrider State

  • State Tree: American elm

  • State Flower: Wild prairie rose

  • State Grass: Western Wheatgrass (Agropyron smithii)

  • State Bird: Western Meadowlark (Sturnella neglecta)

  • State Fish: Northern pike (Esox Lucius)

  • State Honorary Equine: Nokota breed (Descended from Sioux Chief Sitting Bull's war ponies)

  • State Soil: Williams (unofficial)

  • State Fossil: Teredo Petrified Wood

  • State Beverage: Milk

  • State Major Rivers: James River, Missouri River, Red River

  • State Major Lakes: Lake Sakakawea, Lake Ohe

  • State Highest Point: White Butte - 3,506 feet (1,069 m) above sea level

  • Bordering States: Minnesota, Montana, South Dakota

  • State Bordering Country: Canada

  • State Name Origin: The Sioux Indians called themselves Dakota.

  • State Largest City: Fargo

  • State Other Largest Cities: Fargo, Bismarck, Grand Forks, Minot, West Fargo, Mandan, Dickinson, Jamestown, Williston, Wahpeton

  • State Other Largest Cities: 53






    English
    United States Flag | United States Map | USA States Names | USA States and Capitals | USA States Abbreviations | United States Currency

    Español
    Bandera Americana | Estados Unidos Mapa | Moneda de USA







    Other keywords used are North Dakota facts, facts about North Dakota, facts on North Dakota, and facts North Dakota.




    Return from North Dakota Facts To United states Facts

    Return to the home page




    References

    New!" of comments have already been left on our site. Have your say about what you just read! Leave me a comment in the box below."


  • Medford, Oregon, United States


    Central Point, Oregon, United States


    Grants Pass, Oregon, United States


    Crater Lake National Park, Oregon, United States