Traill County, North Dakota

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Coordinates: 47°27′N 97°11′W / 47.45°N 97.183°W / 47.45; -97.183

Traill County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Dakota. Current estimates[2] place the 2009 population at 7,868; the 2000 census listed the population at 8,477. Its county seat is Hillsboro,[3] and its largest city is Mayville.

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History

Traill County was created in 1875 by the 1874-75 territorial legislature. It was named after Walter John Strickland Traill, an employee of the Hudson's Bay Company and son of Canadian pioneer Catharine Parr Traill.[4]

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 863 square miles (2,234 km²). 862 square miles (2,232 km²) of it is land, while only 1 square mile (2 km²) of it (0.08%) is water.

Townships

  • Belmont
  • Bingham
  • Blanchard
  • Bloomfield
  • Bohnsack
  • Buxton
  • Caledonia
  • Eldorado
  • Elm River
  • Ervin
  • Galesburg
  • Garfield
  • Greenfield
  • Herberg
  • Hillsboro
  • Kelso
  • Lindaas
  • Mayville
  • Morgan
  • Norman
  • Norway
  • Roseville
  • Stavanger
  • Viking
  • Wold

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