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Carson is a town in Western North Dakota. It has a population of about 319 people and an area of 4 square miles. Altitude is 2,305 feet.


In the wide open areas of western ND, population density is very low, and Carson is no exception. Though it is the county seat. This area is more normally visited by hunters and fishers rather than sightseers.

Get in[edit]

By car[edit]

From exit 110 on I-94, take state highway 49 south for 32 miles then head east on state highway 21 for 14 miles.

By plane[edit]

Elgin Municipal Airport is 14 miles to the west of Carson near the junction of highways 49 and 21.

Get around[edit]


  • Cannonball Stage Station (15 miles southeast of Carson), +1 701 328-2666. State Historic Site. Marks location of a stagecoach station on the Bismarck-to-Deadwood Trail, used from 1877-1880.
  • Grant County Veteran's Memorial, +1 701-622-3004. Legion Commander George Zeller.
  • Almont Heritage Park Museum, Main Street, Almont (24 mi N on 54th Ave SW), +1 701 843-7032. Northern Pacific Railroad depot, blacksmith shop, rock jail, fully furnished country school and house, antique pianos and machinery. Open Memorial Day-Labor Day, by appointment.






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