Zahl, North Dakota

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Unincorporated community
a Zahl vista
a Zahl vista
Zahl is located in North Dakota
Zahl is located in the US
Location within the state of North Dakota
Coordinates: 48°34′24″N 103°41′32″W / 48.57333°N 103.69222°W / 48.57333; -103.69222Coordinates: 48°34′24″N 103°41′32″W / 48.57333°N 103.69222°W / 48.57333; -103.69222
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Williams
Elevation 2,014 ft (614 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 58856
Area code(s) 701
GNIS feature ID 1032901

Zahl is an unincorporated community in northwestern Williams County, North Dakota, United States. It lies along North Dakota Highway 50 north of the city of Williston, the county seat of Williams County.[1] Its elevation is 2,014 feet (614 m).[2] Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 58856.[3]


A post office called Zahl has been in operation since 1905.[4] The community bears the name of F. R. Zahl, an early settler.[5]


This climatic region is typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold) winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Zahl has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfb" on climate maps.[6]