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Carrington

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Carrington is a town in the Coteaus and Plains region of North Dakota. It has a population of 2,268 people.

Understand[edit]

Get in[edit]

By car[edit]

Via US-281, approximately 40 miles north of I-94. It also can be reach on North Dakota Highway 200 and US-52. 66th AVE NE 2 miles south New Rockford on via ND Hwy 15.

  • Carrington Municipal Airport Tel: +1 701 652-2206

Get around[edit]

See[edit]

  • Camp Kimball (4 miles west on Highway 52, 5 miles south, 1 mile east), +1 701 328-2666. State Historic Site. This was the campsite of the Sibley Expedition on July 22–23, 1863.
  • Foster County Museum, Second Street & 16th Avenue South, +1 701 652-3363, fax: +1 701 652-3363. Military uniforms, household items, old pictures of Carrington and surrounding communities, old farm equipment, firefighting equipment and one-room schoolhouse. Open Memorial Day to Labor Day: 2:00 to 5PM. All year by appointment.
  • Putnam House, 533 Main St, +1 701 652-1213, +1 701 652-2090, fax: +1 701 652-1264, e-mail: . Three-story historic home listed on National Registry of Historic Places. Available for tours or private rental. Rural community cultural center. Open June through August on Sundays, 2PM-5PM or year-round by appointment. Admission: Guided tours $3, walk-through tour $2.

Do[edit]

  • Hawks Nest Ridge (6 miles west on Highway 200, 7 1/2 miles south), +1 701 652-2524, toll-free: +1-800-641-9668, fax: +1 701 652-2391, e-mail: . Hiking. Highest point in a short ridge of glacial moraine hills rises 800 feet above the surrounding prairie. The 100-acre nature park is one of state's official watchable wildlife areas.
  • Crossroads Golf Course (North of Carrington, on Hwy 281), +1 701 652-2601.

Buy[edit]

  • Pipestem Creek (9 miles south on Highway 281, 1 mile east on Highway 9), +1 701 652-2623, fax: +1 701 652-1441, e-mail: . Manufacturer of hand-made SunFlorals (exquisite natural floral wreaths) and SunFeeders (edible birdfeeders and birdhouses). Summer tours include extensive gardens, drying and production facilities and gift shop. There are three renovated granaries and a train depot. There is a gift shop in a restored 10-sided granary. Open year-round, Monday to Friday, 8AM-4PM, and they have extended hours in the summer and fall. Open evenings and weekends by appointment. Guided tours welcome by reservation.
  • ALCO, 6717 Hwy 200, +1 701 652-3532.
  • Carrington Drug, 956 Main St, +1 701 652-2521.
  • Designer Fabrics Quilt Shop, 929 Main St, +1 701 652-3535.
  • Carrington Health Center Gift Shop, 800 4th Street N, +1 701 652-3141, toll-free: +1-800-532-8623.
  • Rose Garden Floral & Greenhouse, 366 5th Avenue N, +1 701 652-2084, toll-free: +1-800-399-6814.
  • Carrington Floral, 969 Main St, +1 701 652-2462.
  • Seaburg Drug, 990 Main St, +1 701 652-3678.

Eat[edit]

  • Chieftain Restaurant & Sports Bar, 60 4th Ave S, +1 701 652-3131.
  • The Ice Cream Shop, 61 4th Ave N, +1 701 652-2093.
  • Donna's Diner & Catering, 1560 3rd St N, +1 701 652-1776.
  • Highway Drive In, 435 2nd St S, +1 701 652-3291.
  • Pizza Ranch, 730 4th Ave S, +1 701 652-3232.
  • Prairie Inn, 312 Hwy 281 NE, +1 701 652-3976.
  • Food Court at Super Valu Foods, Hwy 281, +1 701 652-3125.
  • Stop n' Go Foods, 309 Hwy 281 NE, +1 701 652-3103.
  • Subway, 488 8th St N, +1 701 652-1782.
  • The Garden Gate, 929 Main St, +1 701 652-3527. Popular gift and coffee shop featuring exquisite, locally-handmade, as well as imported, silk and dried floral arrangements, candles/frangrances, body & bath items, plaques, jewelry, fashionable pillows/throws, and more... Serving coffee, desserts, and lunches until 4PM
  • A Catered Event & Bakery, 740 4th Ave. S/ Hwy 281 S, +1 701 307-0001. Lunch menu, full service bakery, cakes, catering and event planning. Conference room available.

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Routes through Carrington
MinotAnamoose  NW US 52.svg SE  JamestownFargo
Churchs FerryNew Rockford  N US 281.svg S  JamestownAberdeen
Washburn ← Jct N North Dakota 3.svg S  W North Dakota 200.svg E  CooperstownHillsboro


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