Trenton, North Dakota

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Trenton is located in North Dakota
Location within the state of North Dakota
Trenton is located in the United States
Trenton (the United States)
Coordinates: 48°4′14″N 103°50′13″W / 48.07056°N 103.83694°W / 48.07056; -103.83694Coordinates: 48°4′14″N 103°50′13″W / 48.07056°N 103.83694°W / 48.07056; -103.83694
CountryUnited States
StateNorth Dakota
1,900 ft (600 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
Area code(s)701
GNIS feature ID1032516

Trenton is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in northwestern Williams County, North Dakota, United States. It lies along North Dakota Highway 1804 southwest of the city of Williston, the county seat of Williams County.[1] Its elevation is 1,900 feet (579 m).[2] It has a post office with the ZIP code 58853.[3] The community lies 220 miles north-west of Bismarck. It was first listed as a CDP prior to the 2020 census.

In July 2013, An Amtrak Empire Builder train collided with a bulldozer 9 miles (14 km) west of Trenton, killing the operator. [4]


According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Trenton has a semi-arid climate, abbreviated "BSk" on climate maps.[5]


It is within the Eight Mile School District.[6]


  1. ^ Rand McNally. The Road Atlas '08. Chicago: Rand McNally, 2008, p. 77.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Trenton, North Dakota, Geographic Names Information System, 1980-02-13. Accessed 2008-03-29.
  3. ^ USPS – Cities by ZIP Code
  4. ^ "Williston man dies in train-bulldozer crash".
  5. ^ Climate Summary for Trenton, North Dakota
  6. ^ "2020 CENSUS - SCHOOL DISTRICT REFERENCE MAP: Williams County, ND" (PDF). U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2021-08-12.