There are fifty-three counties in the state of North Dakota. Pembina County was created by the 1866-1867 Dakota territorial legislature, and was organized on August 12, 1867. The city of Pembina, the oldest European-American settlement in the state, was the county seat from 1867 to 1911. The seat was relocated to Cavalier.
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LaMoure County is a county located in the state of North Dakota. Based on the 2010 census, the population was 4,139. Its county seat is
LaMoure. The county was created in 1873 and later organized in 1881. It was named for Judson LaMoure, a state legislator.
Etymology - Origin of LaMoure County Name
named for Judson LaMoure of Pembina (1839-1918) who
served the first of many terms in the Dakota and North Dakota legislature at
Created by the 1872-73 territorial
legislature and named for Judson LaMoure of Pembina (1839-1918) who served the
first of many terms in the Dakota and North Dakota legislature at that session.
Government organized: October 17, 1881. County Seat: Grand Rapids, 1881-1886;
Geography: Land and Water
As reported by the Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,151 square miles (2,980 km2), of which 1,146 square miles (2,970 km2)
is land and 4.9 square miles (13 km2) (0.4%) is water.