Balfour (North Dakota)
Balfour is a very small town in McHenry County, in the north central area of North Dakota. It has a population of only about 20 people. Coordinates are latitude 47.95 and longitude 100.53 W. It lies at an elevation of 1,615 feet.
Located about 110 miles north of Bismarck, the town was first settled in 1898. It was named for the British prime misnister ,Lord Arthur James Balfour, architect of the "entente cordiale" that created trusted relations between Britain and France in 1904, which became the basis for their alliance in World War I.