About The Area

Watford City, North Dakota

Watford City has everything you need

Watford City is the seat of McKenzie County, which includes more than 500,000 acres of public lands in reserves like the Little Missouri National Grasslands and Theodore Roosevelt National Park.

The region experiences a wide range of seasonal conditions, with July averaging 84 degrees while January sits at 18 degrees.

The area is growing in response to the oil and natural gas boom in the Bakken region, and the community is extensively investing in important infrastructure, such as roads, telecommunication, water/sewer capacities and electrical network, to attract permanent industry and high-wage jobs.

The Watford City Municipal Airport offers air taxi service, and major airlines service the nearby North Dakota cities of Dickinson and Williston.

As the county seat, Watford City has many additional shared facilities, such as fairgrounds and tourist parks, to complement their own K-12 school system, community library, extensive parks and recreation program, etc.

The City has a hospital with emergency services, as well as some family medicine, dentistry, optometry, and chiropractic providers.

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