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McKenzie, North Dakota

McKenzie is an unincorporated community in Burleigh County, North Dakota, United States. It lies about 20 miles east of Bismarck along I-94/US 83. McKenzie's ZIP code is 58572.

McKenzie, North Dakota
Unincorporated community
McKenzie is located in North Dakota
McKenzie
McKenzie
McKenzie is located in the US
McKenzie
McKenzie
Coordinates: 46°49′20″N 100°24′55″W / 46.82222°N 100.41528°W / 46.82222; -100.41528Coordinates: 46°49′20″N 100°24′55″W / 46.82222°N 100.41528°W / 46.82222; -100.41528
CountryUnited States
StateNorth Dakota
CountyBurleigh
Area
 • Total35.9 sq mi (93.1 km2)
 • Land35.9 sq mi (93.0 km2)
 • Water0.08 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation1,749 ft (533 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total83
 • Density2.3/sq mi (0.89/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code58572
Area code(s)701
FIPS code38-49380[1]
GNIS feature ID1759339[2]

A post office called McKenzie was established in 1887, and remained in operation until 1965.[3] The community was named after early North Dakota politician Alexander McKenzie.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ "Burleigh County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 23 October 2015.
  4. ^ Federal Writers' Project (1938). North Dakota, a Guide to the Northern Prairie State,. WPA. p. 288. ISBN 978-1-62376-033-5.