Place:Slope, North Dakota, United States

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NameSlope
Alt namesSlopesource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates46.383°N 103.383°W
Located inNorth Dakota, United States     (1914 - )
See alsoBillings, North Dakota, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Slope County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Dakota. As of the 2010 census, the population was 727, making it the least populous county in North Dakota and the 20th least populous county in the United States. The county seat is Amidon.

Slope County was formed in 1914 following a vote to create a new county out of the southern portion of Billings County. The name refers to the Missouri Slope, a geographical feature that is also a popular designation for western North Dakota, particularly the area west of the Missouri River. The county government was first organized on January 14, 1915; the county seat has always been Amidon.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1914 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1915 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1915 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1915 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1915 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1920 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1920 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1920 4,940
1930 4,150
1940 2,932
1950 2,315
1960 1,893
1970 1,484
1980 1,157
1990 907

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External links

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