Killdeer Mountains

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Killdeer Mountains is a mountain range in Dunn County, North Dakota, in the United States.[1]

The range's name comes from the Native Americans, who used the area as a hunting ground for deer.[2] The range was the scene of the Battle of Killdeer Mountain in 1864.


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Killdeer Mountains
  2. ^ Federal Writers' Project (1938). North Dakota, a Guide to the Northern Prairie State,. WPA. p. 321. ISBN 978-1-62376-033-5.

Coordinates: 47°26′45″N 102°55′58″W / 47.44583°N 102.93278°W / 47.44583; -102.93278