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The North Dakota state capital is Bismarck.
The population of Stanley is approximately 1458 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 678 (1990), 629 (2010).
The amount of land area in Stanley is 4.373 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.034 sq kilometers.
The distance from Stanley to Washington DC is 1489 miles.
The distance to the North Dakota state capital is 131 miles. (as the crow flies)
Stanley is positioned 48.31 degrees north of the equator and 102.38 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Stanley elevation is 2244 feet above sea level.


in northwest South Dakota
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History & History Related Items

Stanley was platted in 1902.
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Carol Chase (Schulte) - sings with the classic rock group, Lynyrd Skynyrd - was raised here in Stanley.

Jerald Meiers - Published author, who wrote the book, When Americans Were Lost in Japan.
He attended Stanley High and was raised in Ross, North Dakota.

Stanley became a TREE CITY, USA from the Arbor Day Foundation in 2001
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Stanley Community News

Looking for Family Information
My grandparents moved from Norway about 1917. They are Gabrielle and Malene Sondersen and they had a son, Sigurd, and two daughters, Sylvia and Elma. . They lived in Stanley for a time, not sure of how long. They have many grandchildren ow whom at least three live in Seattle, Washington.
If anyone has any information on the family, please send me an email.
Thank you
Vickie Sondersen
Email: Stanley


The population of Stanley was:
1910 - 518
1920 - 591
1930 - 936
1940 - 1,058
1950 - 1,486
1960 - 1,795
1970 - 1,581
1980 - 1,631
1990 - 1,371
2000 - 1,279
2010 - 1,458
2014 - 2,427 (est)

Density - 801.1 persons per square mile

1990 - 678 2010 - 629

Stanley is located in the Central Time Zone and does participation in Daylight Savings Time during a portion of the year.

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