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The North Dakota state capital is Bismarck.

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Statistics & Facts

The population of Williston is approximately 12,191 (2004), 14716 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 6,083 (1990), 6180 (2010).

The amount of land area in Williston is 17.988 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Williston is 7.0 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.171 sq kilometers.
The distance from Williston to Washington DC is 1544 miles. The distance to the North Dakota state capital is 168 miles. (as the crow flies)
Williston is positioned 48.16 degrees north of the equator and 103.63 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Williston elevation is 1,882 feet above sea level.
Williston median income is $29,962 (2000).

The Williston median home price is $58,900 (2000).

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Williston location: in northern North Dakota, near the Canadian border. Other nearby communities include Springbrook, Epping, Alexander, Rawson, Arnegard, Alamo, Watford City and Ray

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Climate & Weather

The weather in Williston is seasonal with winter temperatures averaging about 10 degrees and summer temperatures averaging about 70 degrees. Precipitation tends to occur more during the summer months than in the winter. Snow may fall from October through April with about seven inches of snow per month during the middle of winter.

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History & History Related Items

Williston history:

Located on the Missouri River, Williston is named for S. Willis James, a railroad owner.

Williston on the Lewis and Clark Trail - April 15-29, 1805.
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Williston attractions:

Learn more about Williston at this informative site.

Fort Buford State Historical Site
15349 39th Lane NW
Williston, ND 58801
Phone: 701-572-9034
23 miles west of Williston on Hwy 1804
Closed in the winter.

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Economy & Industry

Williston economy: energy, agriculture and the service sector. Try this page on the economic development of Williston.
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