Porcupine, North Dakota

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Porcupine, North Dakota
Census-designated place & Unincorporated community
Street in Porcupine
Street in Porcupine
Porcupine, North Dakota is located in North Dakota
Porcupine, North Dakota
Porcupine, North Dakota
Coordinates: 46°13′08″N 101°05′55″W / 46.21889°N 101.09861°W / 46.21889; -101.09861
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Sioux
Area[1]
 • Total 0.202 sq mi (0.52 km2)
 • Land 0.202 sq mi (0.52 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,811 ft (552 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 146
 • Density 720/sq mi (280/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 701
GNIS feature ID 1030781[3]

Porcupine is a census-designated place in Sioux County, North Dakota, United States. It lies only a few minutes' drive from the city of Selfridge. The community includes the headquarters of the Selfridge/Porcupine district.

An unincorporated community, it was designated as part of the U.S. Census Bureau's Participant Statistical Areas Program on March 22, 2010.[4] It was not counted separately during the 2000 Census,[5] but was included in the 2010 Census,[6] where a population of 146 was reported.[7]

Geography[edit]

Porcupine is located at 46°13′08″N 101°05′55″W / 46.21889°N 101.09861°W / 46.21889; -101.09861Coordinates: 46°13′08″N 101°05′55″W / 46.21889°N 101.09861°W / 46.21889; -101.09861.[3]

Transportation[edit]

The only access to the town is B.I.A Road 7 from North Dakota State Highway 6.[citation needed]


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