Buxton, North Dakota

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Buxton is a city in Traill County, North Dakota in the United States. The population was 350 at the 2000 census. Buxton was founded in 1880. Today, it has become a bedroom community for the nearby Greater Grand Forks metropolitan area.[citation needed]

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History

Buxton was founded in 1880 in Buxton Township as a townsite along the Great Northern Railroad in 1880. The post office begain operating in November of that year.[4] It was incorporated as a village in 1922.[5] It became a city in 1967, after the North Dakota Legislature enacted legislation that eliminated all existing incorporation titles for towns and villages in the state.[6]

The town was named after Thomas J. Buxton, who at the time was the city treasurer in Minneapolis, Minnesota.[1] Buxton was a close friend and business associated of the town's founder, Budd Reeve.[7]

Geography

Buxton is located at 47°36′12″N 97°5′59″W / 47.60333°N 97.09972°W / 47.60333; -97.09972 (47.603230, -97.099770)[8].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.5 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the 2000 Census,[2] there were 350 people, 133 households, and 96 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,735.1 people per square mile (675.7/km²). There were 141 housing units at an average density of 699.0/sq mi (272.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.00% White, 0.29% Asian, 1.43% from other races, and 0.29% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.71% of the population.

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