Place:Pierce, North Dakota, United States

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NamePierce
Alt namesPiercesource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates48.267°N 100.033°W
Located inNorth Dakota, United States     (1887 - )
See alsoChurch, North Dakota, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
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Pierce County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Dakota. As of the 2010 census, the population was 4,357. Its county seat is Rugby.

The county was created by the 1887 territorial legislature and named for Gilbert Ashville Pierce, governor of Dakota Territory from 1884 to 1886 and a representative of North Dakota in the United States Senate from 1889 to 1891. The county government was first organized on April 6, 1889; Rugby has always been the county seat.

The geographical center of North America is in Pierce County, about 6 miles (10 km) west of Balta. Rugby has a monument for the center at the intersection of US 2 and ND 3.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1887 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1888 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1890 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1890 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1893 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1897 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1897 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1897 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1890 905
1900 4,765
1910 9,740
1920 9,283
1930 9,074
1940 9,208
1950 8,326
1960 7,394
1970 6,323
1980 6,166
1990 5,052

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External links

www.rootsweb.com/~ndpierce/


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