The name of the town is thought to come from Zapp, a coal mining town in Scotland.
- By car: about 25 miles north of I-94, via State Hy. 40, then west on Hy. 200, approximately 5 miles. It is located about 15 miles south of Lake Sakakawea , the large man-made lake behind Garrison dam.
Little dipper bar
- Camping, ☎ . Beaver Bay Recreation Area, located north of town. Primitive, vault toilet.
- T & G Grocery & Grill
- Lignite Bar
- Little Dipper Bar & Lounge, 206 Main Street, ☎ .
- Zap City Park RV Area, in the city park. Tent camping, 18 RV sites, 13 with full hookups and cement pad, 5 electric with gravel pads, waste station, fresh water. Tel: (701) 948-2256 or 948-2247. Fax: (701) 948-2247.