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Rolette County, North Dakota

US county information
NameRolette County
StateNorth Dakota
SeatRolla
Largest cityBelcourt
US Area
Total Area939 sq mi (2432 km2)
Land Area902 sq mi (2336.2 km2)
Water Area37 sq mi (95.8 km2)
Population13937 (2010)
Density6/km2 (15.5/sq mi)
Founded1873

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Rolette County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Dakota. As of 2010, the population was 13,937. Its county seat is Rolla. The International Peace Garden is located in the northwest corner of the county along the border with Canada.

The county was created by the 1872-73 territorial legislature and named for Joseph Rolette, Jr., a fur trader and politician from Pembina. The county government was first organized on October 14, 1884. Before becoming Rolla, the county seat was Dunseith from 1884 to 1885 and St. John from 1885 to 1889.


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