Amidon  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
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.
- By car: from I-94 exit 42, approx. 35 miles south on US Hy 85.
- 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..
- 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, . Live, working ranch, from the 1880s to the present. Log cabins made from Ponderosa pine, Facilities sleep 25.
- Georgia's and the Owl, near White Butte. Known for good food, particularly steaks.
- Firehouse RV Park and Antiques, Hwy 85 & West St, +1 701 290-4377, Email: [email protected] Open May to September. 10 RV sites.
- Logging Camp Ranch Bed and Breakfast, 18 mi NW of Amidon. +1 701 279-5501, Email: [email protected] Set in a working ranch in scenic Badlands. Full breakfast, cabins, buffalo and bluegrass concerts.