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Statistics & Facts

The North Dakota state capital is Bismarck.
The population of Maxbass is approximately 123 (1990), 84 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 77 (1990), 43 (2010).
The amount of land area in Maxbass is 0.424 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Maxbass to Washington DC is 1443 miles.
The distance to the North Dakota state capital is 133 miles. (as the crow flies)
Maxbass is positioned 48.72 degrees north of the equator and 101.14 degrees west of the prime meridian.

History & History Related Items

The history of Maxbass goes back to the year 1905, when Max Bass, an immigration agent for the Great Northern Railroad, established the town. Maxbass is located in Hasting Township of Bottineau County. The town had five grain elevators, three lumber yards, four stores, two banks, a newspaper, hotel, two doctors, an attorney, three restaurants, four churches and was ready to establish a suburb named West Maxbass. In 1950 the population was 250. The present day Maxbass has a population of about 100. It has a US Post Office, three construction businesses, a church (English Lutheran), an elementary school, a volunteer fire department, a public park, a housing development center, and an 18-hole golf course which hosts an annual tournament. Maxbass is a quiet rural community, home to farmers, ranchers and their families.
The High School closed in 1981, merging with Newburg. This information was submitted by a resident of Maxbass and was taken from the Newburg United School Webpage.
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