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Emmons County, North Dakota

US county information
NameEmmons County
StateNorth Dakota
Largest cityLinton
US Area
Total Area1555 sq mi (4027.5 km2)
Land Area1510 sq mi (3910.9 km2)
Water Area45 sq mi (116.6 km2)
Population3550 (2010)
Density1/km2 (2.6/sq mi)

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Emmons County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Dakota. As of 2010, the population was 3,550. Its county seat is Linton.

The county was created by the 1879 territorial legislature and named for James Emmons (1845 1919), a steamboat operator and early Bismarck merchant and entrepreneur. It was organized on November 9, 1883. Williamsport was the county seat from 1883 until 1899, when Linton became the county seat.

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