DEMOGRAPHICS

LOCATION                                      
West Central North Dakota
Latitude 47 degrees, 16 minutes North
Longitude  101 degrees, 47 minutes West
Elevation 1,797 feet
Area Within City Limits 2.34 sq. miles
    
Distance in miles from:
Billings, MT - 400         Minneapolis, MN - 500
Chicago, IL - 940         Sioux Falls, SD - 480
Denver, CO - 790         Winnipeg, Man - 400
      
CLIMATE
Summers tend to be quite warm with occasional hot spells but with very few days that can be described as humid.  Winters tend to be cold, although there is a great deal of variations with compensating periods of mild weather which can be very pleasant.
    
    Jan     Apr     July     Oct
Average High     18     54     84     59
Average Low     -4     31     56     33
Average Annual Precipitation: 15 inches

POPULATION 
            City       County
2010     3,121     8,424
2000     3,152     8,644
1990     3,363     9,808
1980     2,878     9,378
    

EDUCATION    
PUBLIC SCHOOLS:
Web Site:  http://www.beulah.k12.nd.us/

School                     Grades
Elementary              Pre K-4
Middle School         5-8
High School            9-12


LIBRARIES:
Public:     1
School:    3
Bookmobile service available
Computer service and data search available
Beulah Public Library web site     
      
CHURCHES
Concordia Lutheran
Congregational Church
Cornerstone Baptist
Faith Community Church of Nazarene
Grace Evangelical Free
Immanuel Baptist
New Life Worship Center
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
Seventh Day Adventist
Truth Community Church
Prairie View Church of God
Prince of Peace Lutheran (AFLC)
St. Joseph’s Catholic
Zion Lutheran     

PUBLIC HEALTH 
 Coal Country Community Health Center - 873-4445
 Hospital - Sakakawea Med. Center (10 miles)
 Nursing Home - Knife River Care Center (85 skilled beds)

   
WOMEN'S ACTION RESOURCE CENTER (WARC):
 Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Services
 Family Counseling
 Crisis Intervention Services
 Domestic Violence Counseling

FIRST DISTRICT HEALTH UNIT:
 Environmental Sanitation
 Community Health Nursing Services Provided
    
      
RECREATIONAL FACILITIES     
Bowling     Golf Course     Rodeo Grounds
Parks/Playgrounds     Softball Fields     Tennis Courts
Basketball Courts     Volleyball/Sand Courts     Swimming Pool
Baseball Diamond     Outdoor Skating Rink
Hockey Rink     Horseshoe Courts     Camping Areas
ATV Racetrack     Boat Ramp/Docks     Numerous Parks

     
CULTURAL
Knife River Christmas Chorale (Annual)         Concert Series
Mercer County Historical Society                   Community Theatre
Sakakawea Art Association
      
NEWS MEDIA
Beulah Beacon  (Weekly)
Dollar Saver  (Weekly) 
Radio Stations:  KDKT Fox Sports -- Radio 1410 AM


TYPE OF MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT:
 Mayor - City Council

FIRE DEPARTMENT
 Vehicles:  5
 Number of Personnel:  50  (Volunteers)
 
POLICE DEPARTMENT (24 hour coverage)
 Total Personnel:  5 Officers, 1 Administrative Assistant 
 Type of patrol provided industrial areas beyond corporate limits:  County & Private
  
SANITATION
 Method of garbage disposal:  Transfer Station

TREATMENT PLANT
 Type:  Aeration system, Lagoon waste stabilization - 6 cells
 Present Load:  Operating at 60% capacity

ZONING
 Territory covered by zoning ordinances:   Municipal
 County Action Administered by:  Planning & Zoning Commission, Industry regulated by:  Zoning      Classification
      
UTILITIES      
 West River Telecommunications Cooperative
 Montana Dakota Utilities

 Roughrider Electric Coop.

WATER
 Beulah Water Treatment Plant
  
    
LABOR
Labor force/skilled worker availability.

ND Job Service website:  www.jobsnd.com

Job Postings:  www.ndworkforceconnection.com
      
INDUSTRY 
 Coal Mines:  Coteau Properties Co. & Coyote Creek Mining
 Electrical Generation:  Antelope Valley Station & Coyote Station
 Dakota Gasification:  Lignite Coal gasification facility
      

RAILROADS
 Burlington Northern
 

BUS SERVICE
 West River Transportation

HIGHWAYS SERVING AREA
 Federal:  Interstate 94 [East/West]
 Local:  ND State Highway 200 [East/West]
 Local:  ND State Highway 49 [North/South]

AIR SERVICE 
 Beulah Municipal Airport
 Runway:  4,000 feet long -- 60 feet wide
 Type of surface:  Asphalt
 Direction from City:  Southwest edge
 Airport Lobby
 24 hour fuel service (100LL)

 Commercial Air Service
 Bismarck  (80 miles)
 Minot (100 miles)
      
 
BANKS
First Security Bank West
US Bank
The Union Bank
Union State Bank    
      

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