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North Dakota Famous

People listed are almost always native to the state. We do (on occasion) include those that have either lived within a state for most of their adult life, or have made a significant contribution to the state in their personal endeavors.


  • Derek Abney football player
  • Dorothy Adams actress
  • Lynn Anderson singer
  • Sam Anderson actor
  • Richard "Dick" Armey politician
  • Dr. Robert H. Bahmer u.s. archivist
  • Carmen Berg model, actress
  • Leslie Bibb actress
  • Elizabeth Bodine humanitarian
  • Brooks Bollinger football player
  • Jeff Boschee basketball player
  • Bennett Brien artist, sculptor
  • Tom Brosseau singer, songwriter
  • Dale Brown basketball coach
C - E
  • Ethel Catherwood track and field athlete
  • Warren M. Christopher statesman
  • Chris Coste baseball player
  • Shannon Curfman singer, guitarist
  • Angie Dickinson actress
  • Ivan Dmitre artist
  • Josh Duhamel actor
  • Carl Eielson aviator, bush pilot, explorer
  • Darin Erstad baseball player
  • John Bernard Flannagan sculptor
  • Michael Forest actor
  • Phyllis Frelich actress
  • Michael Forest actor
  • William H. Gass author
  • Paul Gaustad hockey player
  • Travis Hafner baseball player
  • Phil Hansen football player
  • David Paul Hanson musician
  • Rick Helling baseball player
  • John Hoeven politician
  • Laura Taylor Hughes artist
  • Fred Hultstrand photographer
J - K
  • Phil Jackson nba coach
  • Les Jepson basketball player
  • Harold Keith Johnson u. s. army general
  • Tim Johnson baseball player
  • Jim Kleinsasser football player
  • Charlie Korsmo child actor
  • Susan Krieg artist
  • Louis L'Amour author
  • Jonny Lang singer, guitarist
  • Peggy Lee singer, songwriter
  • William Lemke politician
  • Neil Levang musician
  • Nicole Linkletter model


  • Walter Maddock politician
  • Hugo Magnuson founder grocery store chain
  • Ted Mann theater owner, television writer
  • Roger Maris baseball player
  • Lute Olson basketball coach
  • Tim Olson baseball player
  • Carleton Opgaard educator
  • Dave Osborn football player
  • Arthur Peterson actor
  • Bruce Peterson nasa test pilot
  • Ryan Potulny hockey player
  • Cliff "Fido" Purpur hockey player
  • Greg Raymer poker player
  • Joel Reif motivational speaker
  • Lloyd Rigler adolph's meat tenderizer, philanthropist
  • James Rosenquist artist
  • Harold Schafer entrepreneur
  • Frank Scott musician
  • Eric Sevareid news journalist
  • Ann Sothern actress
  • Dorothy Stickney actress
T - Y
  • Edward K. Thompson editor
  • Bobby Vee singer
  • Harley Venton actor
  • Lawrence Welk musician, bandleader
  • Larry Woiwode author
  • Steven Wyum rancher, farmer, politician
  • Milton Young politician

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North Dakota Cities, Counties & Area Codes

City County Area Code
Hettinger Adams 701
Valley City Barnes 701
Fort Totten Benson 701
Medora Billings 701
Bottineau Bottineau 701
Bowman Bowman 701
Powers Lake Burke 701
Bismarck Burleigh 701
Fargo Cass 701
Langdon Cavalier 701
Oakes Dickey 701
Crosby Divide 701
Killdeer Dunn 701
New Rockford Eddy 701
Linton Emmons 701
Carrington Foster 701
Beach Golden Valley 701
Grand Forks Grand Forks 701
Elgin Grant 701
Cooperstown Griggs 701
New England Hettinger 701
Steele Kidder 701
Lamoure Lamoure 701
Napoleon Logan 701
Velva McHenry 701
Wishek McIntosh 701
Watford City McKenzie 701
Garrison McLean 701
Beulah Mercer 701
Mandan Morton 701
New Town Mountrail 701
Lakota Nelson 701
Center Oliver 701
Cavalier Pembina 701
Rugby Pierce 701
Devils Lake Ramsey 701
Lisbon Ransom 701
Mohall Renville 701
Wahpeton Richland 701
Belcourt Rolette 701
Milnor Sargent 701
McClusky Sheridan 701
Fort Yates Sioux 701
Marmarth Slope 701
Dickinson Stark 701
Finley Steele 701
Jamestown Stutsman 701
Cando Towner 701
Mayville Traill 701
Grafton Walsh 701
Minot Ward 701
Harvey Wells 701
Williston Williams 701

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This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.