Hallson, North Dakota

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Hallson, North Dakota
Unincorporated community
Hallson, North Dakota is located in North Dakota
Hallson, North Dakota
Hallson, North Dakota
Coordinates: 48°45′50″N 97°49′04″W / 48.76389°N 97.81778°W / 48.76389; -97.81778Coordinates: 48°45′50″N 97°49′04″W / 48.76389°N 97.81778°W / 48.76389; -97.81778
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Pembina
Elevation 1,014 ft (309 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 701
GNIS feature ID 1028097[1]

Hallson was located on the east edge of Beaulieu Township, Pembina County, North Dakota, USA, just north of US Highway 5 about a mile west of its intersection with State Highway 32 going south. No longer populated and for many years only populated by the family that operated a small general store and the post office, there is very little to mark its existence.

Hallson was named after Jóhann Pétur Hallsson, an early Icelandic settler in the area who was probably the second or third postmaster after the post office was moved from its original location (and name) at Coulee.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hallson". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ Steinolfson, Arlan: The Dakota Icelanders Project and unpublished history (2009). "Icelandic Settlers of Beaulieu Township". Retrieved 14 November 2013.