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Ellendale is a town in the Coteaus and Plains area of North Dakota. It has a population of about 1,559 people. Its elevation is 1,459 feet.


Ellendale was named for Mary Ellen Dale Merrill, the wife of S.S. Merrill, who was the superintendent CMSP Railway. Ellendale became the first permanent settlement in Dickey County in 1881. It is home to Trinity Bible College

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  • Applefest. Annual town celebration in late September, features pie eating contests, rib cook off, and class car and bike show.
  • Coleman Museum (Corner Main Street and Railroad Avenue), +1 701 349-4329. Open Junethrough September, each Tuesday and Friday, 1PM to 5PM. Exhibits include furnishings from local schools; pictures, antique dishes, clothing, and furniture from local area; antique farm implements, stoves and other historic materials.






  • Oxenrider Motel, +1 701 349-3641, toll-free: +1-800-349-3641.
  • Prairie Winds Motel, 53 North 5th St, +1 701 349-3771.
  • Westside Mobile Court & Campground, 324 1st St NW. (Highway 11 West, 8 miles from Pheasant Lake), +1 701 349-3234. Open May 1 to November 1.
  • Oster Park campground (north end of Ellendale), +1 701 349-3252. Tent, 4 RV sites with electric hookup.

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Routes through Ellendale
JamestownEdgeley  N  S  → Barrard → Aberdeen
Jct N SAshley  W  E  HankinsonPaynesville

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