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Amidon

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Amidon [1] is the county seat of Slope County, in the southwestern area of North Dakota. It has a population of about 26 people. Coordinates are Latitude 46.18N & Longitude 103.40W

Understand[edit]

Amidon has the distinction of being the smallest county seat in the US. It was founded in 1910. Named in honor of Charles Amidon, a US District Judge in Fargo, ND.

Get in[edit]

  • By car: from I-94 exit 42, approx. 35 miles south on US Hy 85.

Get around[edit]

See[edit][add listing]

  • White Butte, the highest point in North Dakota, elevation 3,506 ft. Call for +1 701 879-6310 for permission to hike. If no answer, OK to hike but, obey trail courtesy: take only photographs, leave only footprints..

Do[edit][add listing]

  • Logging Camp Ranch , 5705 151st Ave. SW (1 mi W of Amidon, take "Davis Dam" exit, follow signs marked "Logging Camp Ranch"), +1 701 279-5501, [2]. Live, working ranch, from the 1880s to the present. Log cabins made from Ponderosa pine, Facilities sleep 25.

Buy[edit][add listing]

Eat[edit][add listing]

  • Georgia's and the Owl, near White Butte. Known for good food, particularly steaks.

Drink[edit][add listing]

Stay[edit]

  • Firehouse RV Park and Antiques, Hwy 85 & West St, +1 701 290-4377, Email: pyroeye2K@yahoo.com. Open May to September. 10 RV sites.
  • Logging Camp Ranch Bed and Breakfast, 18 mi NW of Amidon. +1 701 279-5501, Email: jhanson@loggingcampranch.com. Set in a working ranch in scenic Badlands. Full breakfast, cabins, buffalo and bluegrass concerts.

Get out[edit]

Routes through Amidon
WillistonBelfield  N noframe S  BowmanSpearfish


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