Nelson County , North Dakota

Nelson County: County in North Dakota, United States of America

About

Nelson County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Dakota. As of the 2010 census, the population was 3,126 and a population density of 1 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 2,789 inhabitants. Its county seat is Lakota. The county was created 138 years ago in 1882.

Nelson County Quick Facts

Population : 2,789 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Dakota (United States)
Different from : Nelson County, Nelson County
Area : 2613 km2
Water as percent of area : 2.7%
Land as percent of area : 97.3%
Capital : Lakota
Establishment : January 01, 1883
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 19:15:27 (29th November 2021)
Density : 1 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -12.08% (2010-2020)
Nelson County locator map
Location of Nelson County on North Dakota map.
Lakota North Dakota Water Tower image
Lakota North Dakota Water Tower
Lakota North Dakota Water Tower image

Geography

Nelson County is located at 47°55'18"N 98°11'31"W (47.9216900, -98.1920400). It has 7 neighbors: Benson County, Eddy County, Grand Forks County, Griggs County, Ramsey County, Steele County and Walsh County.

Nelson County map

The largest city of Nelson County is McVille with a population of 313. Other cities include, Michigan population 260, Tolna population 146, Pekin population 63 and Dahlen population 59. See all Nelson County cities & populated places.

Nelson County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Nelson County.

City Name Population Title
McVille 313 City in Nelson County, North Dakota, United States
Michigan 260 City in Nelson County, North Dakota, United States
Aneta 201 Town in North Dakota
Tolna 146 Human settlement in Nelson County, North Dakota, United States of America
Pekin 63 Small city in Nelson County, North Dakota, USA
Dahlen 59 Unincorporated community in North Dakota
Lakota 44 City in North Dakota
Petersburg 25 City in Nelson County, North Dakota

Nelson County has 7 neighbours.

  • Lakota

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Nelson County decreased by 12.08% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 3,126 - census
2011 3,059 -2.19% estimation process
2012 3,055 -0.13% estimation process
2013 3,052 -0.1% estimation process
2014 3,014 -1.26% estimation process
2015 2,914 -3.43% estimation process
2016 2,889 -0.87% estimation process
2017 2,902 0.45% estimation process
2018 2,885 -0.59% estimation process
2019 2,879 -0.21% estimation process
2020 2,789 -3.23% estimation process

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Local Places in Nelson County

Other places with the same name (3)

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County Name Population Title
Cass County 183,904 County in Minnesota, United States
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Ward County 68,466 County in North Dakota, United States
Minot 47,428 County seat of Ward County, North Dakota, United States
Williams County 38,700 County in North Dakota, United States
West Fargo 38,194 City in North Dakota, United States of America
Stark County 32,107 County in North Dakota, United States
Morton County 31,503 County in North Dakota, United States
Dickinson 23,527 City in North Dakota
Stutsman County 20,498 County in North Dakota, United States
Richland County 16,156 County in North Dakota, United States
McKenzie County 15,242 County in North Dakota, United States
Jamestown 14,930 City in Stutsman County, North Dakota, United States
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