Grassy Butte, North Dakota

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Grassy Butte
Unincorporated community
Built in 1914, the Grassy Butte Post Office is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Photo taken August 1958.
Built in 1914, the Grassy Butte Post Office is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Photo taken August 1958.
Grassy Butte is located in North Dakota
Grassy Butte
Grassy Butte
Grassy Butte is located in the US
Grassy Butte
Grassy Butte
Location within the state of North Dakota
Coordinates: 47°23′33″N 103°14′53″W / 47.39250°N 103.24806°W / 47.39250; -103.24806Coordinates: 47°23′33″N 103°14′53″W / 47.39250°N 103.24806°W / 47.39250; -103.24806
Country United States
State North Dakota
County McKenzie
Elevation 2,661 ft (811 m)
Time zone Mountain (MDT) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 58634
Area code(s) 701
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.[1] Its elevation is 2,661 feet (811 m).[2] Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 58634.[3]

Grassy Butte currently has a gas station/convenience store and a bar. The elementary school was closed and the property sold. The residents now have the choice to send their children to Killdeer, Watford City or Belfield schools.

The town also houses many different businesses including a welding production shop, construction companies and a tractor repair shop. It is where Roxanna's house is located in Peace Like a River by Leif Enger.

The Grassy Butte Post Office, owned by the McKenzie County Historical Society, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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