ROLETTE COUNTY PLACES

In 1990, Rolette County's population was 12,772 people over about 913 square miles of land, resulting in a population density of 14.2 per square mile. 

Some Rolette Co. Places:

 

 

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Belcourt - population 2,458 (Couture Township)

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Dunseith - population 723 (Gilbert Township)

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Rolette - population 623 (Leonard Township)

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Rolla - population 1,286 Rolette County seat (Mt. Pleasant Township)

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St. John - population 386 - named for St. John, Ontario, Canada (Baxter Township)

 

 

 

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Towns and their locations found listed in the Rolette County Atlas published in 1964. There were 913 square miles in Rolette County and the 1960 population was 10,641.

 

Town Name

Township

1960 Population

 

 

 

Agate

Pleasant Valley

 

Belcourt

Couture

 

Dunseith

Gilbert

1,017

Fonda

Kohlmeier

 

Gronna

Oxford

 

Manson

Rice

 

Mylo

Ellsworth

103

Overly

Kohlmeier

 

Rolette

Leonard

524

Rolla

Mt. Pleasant

1,398

St. John

Baxter

420

Thorne

Russell

 

 

 

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Rolette County Population 1890 - 2000

 

Year

Population

 

 

1890

2,427

1900

7,995

1910

9,558

1920

10,061

1930

10,760

1940

12,583

1950

11,102

1960

10,641

1970

11,549

1980

12,177

1990

12,772

2000

13,674

 

 

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ROLETTE COUNTY TOWNSHIPS

 

 

Willow Lake

Holmes

Hutchinson

Baxter

Fairview

 

Gilbert

Hill Side

Ingebretson

Couture

Mt. Pleasant

 

Currie

Russell

Shell Valley

Maryville

Oxford

 

 

Kohlmeier

Wolf Creek

Leonard

Union

Ellsworth

 

South Valley

Finnegan

Rice

Island Lake

Pleasant Valley

 

This is a fairly accurate layout of the township locations in Rolette County.

 

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Other places of note: 

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Turtle Mountain Indian Reservation (Chippewa) - located around Belcourt

 

 

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International Peace Garden 

Floral gardens straddling the North Dakota/Manitoba border on US 281 north of Dunseith

 

 

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