Grassy Butte, North Dakota
Built in 1914, the Grassy Butte Post Office is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Photo taken August 1958.
|Elevation||2,661 ft (811 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Mountain (MDT))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (MDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1034897|
Grassy Butte is an unincorporated community in southeastern McKenzie County, North Dakota, United States. It lies along U.S. Route 85 south of the city of Watford City, the county seat of McKenzie County. Its elevation is 2,661 feet (811 m). Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 58634.
Grassy Butte currently has a gas station/convenience store and a bar. The elementary school has closed and the property sold. The residents now have to send their children to either Killdeer, Watford City or Belfield schools.
The town also houses many different businesses including a welding production shop, various construction companies, and a tractor repair shop. It is where Roxanna's house is located in Peace Like a River by Leif Enger.
- Rand McNally. The Road Atlas '08. Chicago: Rand McNally, 2008, p. 77.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Grassy Butte, North Dakota, Geographic Names Information System, 1980-02-13. Accessed 2008-03-31.
- Zip Code Lookup
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