Saint Anthony, North Dakota

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St. Anthony
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St. Anthony is located in North Dakota
St. Anthony
St. Anthony
Location within the state of North Dakota
St. Anthony is located in the United States
St. Anthony
St. Anthony
St. Anthony (the United States)
Coordinates: 46°37′1″N 100°54′47″W / 46.61694°N 100.91306°W / 46.61694; -100.91306Coordinates: 46°37′1″N 100°54′47″W / 46.61694°N 100.91306°W / 46.61694; -100.91306
CountryUnited States
StateNorth Dakota
CountyMorton
Elevation
1,827 ft (557 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
58566
Area code(s)701
GNIS feature ID1031088

St. Anthony is an unincorporated community in southeastern Morton County, North Dakota, United States. It lies a short distance to the west of North Dakota Highway 6, south of the city of Mandan, the county seat of Morton County.[1] Its elevation is 1,827 feet (557 m).[2] Although it is unincorporated, it has the ZIP code of 58566.[3] In 2018, the population was estimated to be less than 30.

The community is near the site of several transmitter towers of Bismarck broadcast television and radio stations.

History[edit]

The first settlement at St. Anthony was made in 1887 by a colony of German Catholics.[4] A post office called Saint Anthony was established in 1902, and remained in operation until 1991.[5] As of 2018, a restored school and church still remain at the townsite, as well as a newly built restaurant, Rusty's Saloon and Grill[6], taking the place of the former Hoffman's Bar.

Notable residents[edit]

Climate[edit]

This climatic region is typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold) winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Saint Anthony has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfb" on climate maps.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rand McNally. The Road Atlas '08. Chicago: Rand McNally, 2008, p. 77.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Saint Anthony, North Dakota, Geographic Names Information System, 1980-02-13. Accessed 2008-03-31.
  3. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  4. ^ Federal Writers' Project (1938). North Dakota, a Guide to the Northern Prairie State,. WPA. p. 313. ISBN 978-1-62376-033-5.
  5. ^ "Morton County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 23 October 2015.
  6. ^ https://m.facebook.com/RustysSaloon/?__tn__=%2Cg
  7. ^ Climate Summary for Saint Anthony, North Dakota