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Watford City
Mckenzie County, North Dakota


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Statistics & Facts


City Attractions


Community events.


Statistics & Facts

The North Dakota state capital is Bismarck.
The population of Watford City is approximately 1,784 (1990), 1744 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 913 (1990), 733 (2010).
The amount of land area in Watford City is 4.145 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Watford City to Washington DC is 1517 miles.
The distance to the North Dakota state capital is 140 miles. (as the crow flies)
Watford City is positioned 47.80 degrees north of the equator and 103.27 degrees west of the prime meridian.


in the heart of western North Dakota's premier vacation attractions. Immediately to the south of us (15 miles) are the beautiful badlands and the North Unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park. To the north and east is Lake Sakakawea with some of the best walleye, northern pike and salmon fishing in the country.
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Tobacco Garden Resort has changed ownership and will feature guest cabins and Jet Ski rental on one of the nations best Walleye lakes, Lake Sakakawea For more information call McKenzie County Tourism Bureau at 1-800-701-2804.

McKenzie County Tourism
PO Box 699
Watford City, ND 58854
Toll-free: 1-800-701-2804

Lake Sakakawea - The largest man-made lake west of the Mississippi
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Watford City City Government

Watford City Website

Watford City Community Events

October 2-4, 1998
Breeders Classic Bucking Horse Sale and Rodeo
In the Multipurpose Arena at the McKenzie County Fairgrounds, this is the largest sale of its kind featuring only horses from bucking horse breeding programs from the United States and Canada.

June, 1998 - third week
50th Anniversary
Watford City will be hosting the 50th Anniversary of the North Unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park the third week of June. Theodore Roosevelt National Park is located 15 miles south of Watford City on Highway 85 and features spectacular badlands scenery and wildlife viewing including bighorrn sheep, buffalo, mule deer, prairie dogs and longhorn steers.

Watford City Schools

An education page for the area.

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