Bismarck Map

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Facts about Bismarck City in North Dakota Country USA (United States of America) State North Dakota Counties Burleigh County Total Area 27.4 sq miles Lat Long Coordinates 43.6136º N, 116.2025º…

Facts about Bismarck City in North Dakota

Country USA (United States of America)
State North Dakota
Counties Burleigh County
Total Area 27.4 sq miles
Lat Long Coordinates 43.6136º N, 116.2025º W
Time Zone CST (UTC−06:00)
Demonyms North Dakotan
Area Code 701
Language English
Major Religion Roman Catholic, Christian
Museum North Dakota Heritage Center
Universities University of Mary
Official Website


Tourist attractions:

  • Camp Hancock State Historic Site.
  • North Dakota State Capitol
  • The Dakota Zoo
  • Bismarck Civic Center


Bismarck is the capital of North Dakota, a US State. The city founded in 1872 was named in honor of the German Chancellor Otto von Bismarck.The city can be accessed by the U.S. Highway- U.S. 83 and an interstate highway- Interstate 94, which run through the northern part of the city. Known as the county seat of Burleigh County, Bismarck serves as the base for two major hospitals Medcenter One Health Systems and St. Alexius Medical Center.

The city has a large airport named ‘Bismarck Municipal Airport’, which is the main airport of western North Dakota. Bismarck is also known for its large park system. Bismarck, which became the capital in 1889, also possesses the glory of being the second largest city in North Dakota. It is also known as the city with lowest crime rate in the nation. A five-member city commission with Mayor as the president forms the government of Bismarck.

Hotels in Bismarck:

some of the luxury hotels of Bismarck are:

  • Hotel Radisson
  • Radisson Hotel
  • Fairfield Inn Bismarck North
  • Super 8 Motel
  • Budget Inn Express
  • Select Inn
  • Days Inn
  • Ramada Limited Suites
  • Country Suites by Carlson


Economy of Bismarck:

The arrival of railroad in Bismarck heralded the growth of the city, developing it to a center of trade and transportation. Gold discoveries in the Black Hills made Bismarck a freight-shipping center. Soon after the city became a capital, it enhanced into a major business, financial and cultural center. Its retail trade area reaches over 100 miles and serves around 200,000 people, whereas its wholesale trade service serves 350,000 in western North Dakota, South Dakota and Eastern Montana.

Places to Visit in Bismarck:

Bismarck offers many memorable moments to its visitors through its variety of attractions. Dakota Zoo, which is North Dakota’s largest zoo to occupy 500 mammals, reptiles and birds representing 125 species, is one such attraction. Fort Lincoln Trolley, which provides trolley rides through the scenic Heart River bottoms to historic Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park, gives real pleasure to the tourists. The Railroad Museum that has a unique display of HO model ‘hopper cars, a special collection of ‘Timetables’ from every railroad in the nation also draws maximum tourists. The city is also equipped with number of resorts like Bismarck-Days Inn, Radisson Hotel Bismarck, Comfort Suites Bismarck and Kelly Inn Bismarck that serves as host to the tourists from far and wide.

Educational Institutes in Bismarck

Bismarck State CollegeHorizon Middle SchoolBSC National Energy Center of ExcellenceNorthridge Elementary SchoolDorothy Moses Elementary SchoolShiloh Christian SchoolExecutive Air Taxi CorporationSimle Middle SchoolGrimsrud Elementary SchoolSolheim Elementary School


Hospital in Bismarck

CHI St. Alexius Health


Hotels Bismarck

Best Western Plus Ramkota Fairfield Inn & Suites Bismarck South
Bismarck Motor Motel Radisson Hotel Bismarck
Budget Inn Express Bismarck Ramada Limited Bismarck Northeast
Expressway Inn


Museum in Bismarck

North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum


Parks in Bismarck

Bismarck KOA North Dakota State Capitol Grounds
Century Recreation Area Bark Park Sleepy Hollow/Exchange Club Park
Cottonwood Park St Marys Cemetery
Eagles Park Tatley-Eagles Park
Highland Acres Park Walt Neuen’s Memorial Horse Park


Point of Interest in Bismarck

Belle Mehus Auditorium Olive Garden
Bismarck City Public Works Pebble Creek Golf Course
Bismarck Event Center Red Lobster
Bismarck Water Treatment Plant Red Roaster Coffee Case
Dakota Zoo Riverwood Golf Course
Enterprise Rent-A-Car Roberts Floral
Lucky’s Bar & Lounge Ruby Tuesday
MacKenzie River Pizza, Grill & Pub Starbucks
McDonald’s Tom O’Leary Golf Course


Religious in Bismarck

Bismarck Baptist Church GracePoint Church
Century Baptist Church


Shopping Centers in Bismarck

Acme Tools Menards
Cedric Theel Toyota PetSmart Bismarck
Dan’s SuperMarket Stamart
Furniture Row Target
Kirkwood Mall Walmart Supercenter
Mary Kay Cosmetics


Theater in Bismarck

Carmike 8 Grand 22 Theatres

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