Emmons County, North Dakota

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Emmons County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Dakota. As of 2000, the population was 4,331. Its county seat is Linton.[1] The county was created by the 1879 territorial legislature and named for James Emmons (1845–1919), a steamboat operator and early Bismarck merchant and entrepreneur. It was organized on November 9, 1883. Williamsport was the county seat from 1883 until 1899 and Linton became the county seat in 1899.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,555 square miles (4,027.4 km2), of which 1,510 square miles (3,910.9 km2) is land and 45 square miles (116.5 km2) (2.88%) is water.

Townships

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