Regent, North Dakota

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Regent is a city in Hettinger County, North Dakota in the United States. The population was 211 at the 2000 census. Regent was founded in 1910. Regent's Centennial celebration is planned for July 2010.

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History

Regent is home to the "Enchanted Highway", a series of metal sculptures by artist Gary Greff. Greff and the town of Regent were featured on the "NBC Nightly News" on August 26, 2007. The Hettinger County Historical Society Museum is located in Regent. The Regent area is acclaimed for its pheasant hunting.

The 1991-92 Regent Ranger Basketball team played Hettinger, North Dakota, in District playoff action. The score of the game ended up being Hettinger 4, Regent 2. This game made national news and the score of the game appeared on ESPN Sportscenter.[citation needed]

Geography

Regent is located at 46°25′19″N 102°33′26″W / 46.42194°N 102.55722°W / 46.42194; -102.55722 (46.421937, -102.557208)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.4 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 211 people, 99 households, and 62 families residing in the city. The population density was 385.8 people per square mile (148.1/km²). There were 126 housing units at an average density of 230.4/sq mi (88.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.58% White and 1.42% Native American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.47% of the population.

There were 99 households out of which 21.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.5% were married couples living together, 8.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.4% were non-families. 36.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 26.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.13 and the average family size was 2.75.

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