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Linton is a city in Emmons County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for George W. Lynn, lawyer.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in North Dakota named Linton. For links to other places called Linton, ND, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Linton is 46.266N. The longitude is -100.232W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,719 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,209.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Linton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Emmons County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 58552 ZIP code.
57% of Linton residents report German ancestry, and 3% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Linton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Linton was $14,661, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Linton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Linton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $193. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $569.
Libraries in Linton include Harry L. Petrie Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Linton include Emmons County Record
Emmons County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Linton political report.
The average commute time for Linton workers is 12 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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