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Oliver County, North Dakota

US county information
NameOliver County
StateNorth Dakota
SeatCenter
Largest cityCenter
US Area
Total Area731 sq mi (1893.3 km2)
Land Area724 sq mi (1875.2 km2)
Water Area8 sq mi (20.7 km2)
Population1846 (2010)
Density1/km2 (2.6/sq mi)
Founded1885

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Oliver County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Dakota. As of 2010, the population was 1,846. Its county seat and only city is Center.

The county was created by the 1885 territorial legislature and was organized on May 18, 1885. It was named for Harry S. Oliver of Lisbon, North Dakota (1855-1909), a Republican politician and member of the Dakota Territory House of Representatives at the time. Sanger (Raymond) was the county seat from 1885 to 1902, when the title went to Center.


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