Foxholm, North Dakota

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Foxholm, North Dakota
Abandoned Gas Station in Foxholm
Abandoned Gas Station in Foxholm
Foxholm, North Dakota is located in North Dakota
Foxholm, North Dakota
Foxholm, North Dakota
Coordinates: 48°22′10″N 101°34′17″W / 48.36944°N 101.57139°W / 48.36944; -101.57139Coordinates: 48°22′10″N 101°34′17″W / 48.36944°N 101.57139°W / 48.36944; -101.57139
CountryUnited States
StateNorth Dakota
CountyWard
Area
 • Total0.959 sq mi (2.48 km2)
 • Land0.959 sq mi (2.48 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
1,654 ft (504 m)
Population
 • Total75
 • Density78/sq mi (30/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)701
GNIS feature ID1029039[3]

Foxholm is a census-designated place and unincorporated community in Ward County, North Dakota, United States. Its population was 75 as of the 2010 census.[2]

Foxholm is located along U.S. Route 52, 18 miles (29 km) northwest of Minot and 76 miles (122 km) southeast of the Saskatchewan and North Dakota border at Portal, ND/North Portal, SK. Foxholm is in the Des Lacs River Valley.

A post office called Foxholm was established in 1894, and remained in operation until 1967.[4] The community supposedly was named after a place in England.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2011-05-14.
  3. ^ "Foxholm". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  4. ^ "Ward County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 22 October 2015.
  5. ^ Federal Writers' Project (1938). North Dakota, a Guide to the Northern Prairie State,. WPA. p. 275. ISBN 978-1-62376-033-5.