Stanton, North Dakota Overview
Stanton, North Dakota includes 30 nearby coal leases. Stanton is a city in Mercer County North Dakota United States. It is the county seat of Mercer County. The population was 366 at the 2010 census. Stanton was founded in 1883 and became the county seat when Mercer County organized in 1884.Stanton is home to the Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site which houses a Hidatsa earth lodge and three abandoned villages. One of these Awatixa is believed to be the former home of Sakakawea.
- Stanton, North Dakota has a population of 366 (based on numbers from 2010).
- Located in Mercer County, North Dakota.
- Stanton, North Dakota sits 519 meters (1,702.8 feet) above sea level feet above sea level.
in Stanton, North Dakota
- 30 Total
- 11 Authorized
- 2 Pending
- 17 Closed
Coal Lease News From The Coal Fields™
Learn more about the Bureau of Land Management, Public Land Survey System, and coal leases.
Understanding Lease Ownership
We receive lots of emails from people who find their name or a relative’s name on our site and want to know if this means they have some right to the land listed under that name.
Understanding BLM Administrative Areas
Whether it is filing a lease or researching one, the administering BLM office is going to be the definitive source.
Understanding Location Data
Lease handled by the Bureau of Land Management are not mapped by latitude and longitude, instead, these leases harken back to the Public Land Survey System.
A “township” can refer to two different things. Both are part of the PLSS measurement system but have different uses.