Melville, North Dakota

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Melville, North Dakota
Unincorporated community
Melville is located in North Dakota
Melville is located in the US
Coordinates: 47°20′05″N 99°02′08″W / 47.33472°N 99.03556°W / 47.33472; -99.03556Coordinates: 47°20′05″N 99°02′08″W / 47.33472°N 99.03556°W / 47.33472; -99.03556
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Foster
Elevation 1,604 ft (489 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 701
GNIS feature ID 1030192[1]

Melville is an unincorporated community in Foster County, North Dakota, United States. Melville is located along U.S. Route 52, U.S. Route 281 and the Red River Valley and Western Railroad 9 miles (14 km) south-southeast of Carrington.[2] Melville was originally named Newport after Northern Pacific Railway treasurer R. M. Newport; its name was changed to Melville for landowner Melville D. Carrington.[1]