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Eureka Township
T156N X R83W Latitude = 48-20-00 N
Longitude = 101-23-00 W

Towns / Cities
All Information from the Book "North Dakota Place Names" by Douglas A Wick


This townsite was founded in 1931 by William Mackenroth (1880-1935), who named it for his daughter Ruth, later Mrs. Herbert Rhoades of Sun City, Arizona. Ruth is a Hebrew name meaning beauty. It is located at the junction of Sections 1 & 2-156-83, Eureka Township and Sections 31 & 32-157-82, Tatman Township, Ten miles north of Minot. It is two miles south of the main entrance to Minot Air Force Base, and has enjoyed many economic benefits since the opening of the military facility in the 1950s.


Business History



School #2  Section 7

School #4  Section 26


Eureka Township Cemetery
SW 1/4 Section 5

Wolf Family Cemetery
NW 1/4 Section 8
Grueneberg Cemetery
NW 1/4 Section 21
Sunset Memorial Gardens
SE1/4 Section 26-156-83     3/11/1953


Evangelical Church   Section 6  



Historical / Genealogy Society


Historical, Genealogical and Ethnic Events




Personal and Community Stories about this Area


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