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Relocation Information


If you are looking to relocate your family to a community with employment opportunities, quality schools, a safe environment, and four seasons of recreation, Kenmare is the place for you!

Kenmare has a long rich history in North Dakota. Founded in 1897 and growing to a family-friendly population of just over1,200 people today, Kenmare offers affordable homes, great schools, a hospital, medical clinic, ambulance, fire station, police, highway patrol, caring neighbors, clean air, and a fast-growing job market.

Stay up to date with the news from your community and around the world with the Kenmare News, published each Wednesday. Join your co-workers, friends, and family by getting involved with local service clubs and trade organizations like the Lions Club, Kenmare Association of Commerce, City Council, and the Kenmare Community Development Corporation. Come and enjoy the many benefits of small-town living (but not that small...we do have a municipal airport, well-equipped medical facilities, and a leading K-12 school system).

Download our Welcome to Kenmare flyer here

 

HOUSING

Danish Mill Realty
701-385-4288

Click here for housing information
 

BANKING

BNC National Bank 385-4011
First Financial Services 385-4263
State Bank & Trust of Kenmare 385-4287
Town & Country Credit Union 385-4051

 

SCHOOLS

Kenmare Public High School 385-4996
Memorial Grade School 385-4688

 

UTILITIES

BASIC MONTHLY UTILITIES 
(Water-Sewer-Garbage)

  • Water: $30.00 (2,000 gal)
  • Sewer: $15.00
  • Garbage: $20.00
  • Water main fee: $2.00

RESERVATION TELEPHONE COOPERATION

  • 1-701-862-3115 or 1-888-962-3115
  • Local access TV channel- Channel 2

MONTANA-DAKOTA UTILITIES (MDU)

  • Electric Company  1-800-638-3278

CITY HALL / AUDITORS OFFICE

  • Any correspondence for the City can be
    dropped off in the box East side of the hall.
  • RTC & Water bills can be dropped off at the Auditors office.
  • The City of Kenmare accepts Visa, MasterCard and ACH
  • Pet Licenses are due May 1 of each year.
    The cost is $5.
  • Office Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00-4:00
  • Library Hours: Mon & Thurs 9:30 - 5:00,
    Wed 10:30 - 6:00
    • **Free public internet access

POPULATION

Population 2010 Census 1,096
 

LOCATION

Location: Ward County, 50 miles northwest of Minot, North Dakota.
 

CLIMATE

Average rainfall: 16 inches.
Average winter temperature: 6 degrees Fahrenheit.
Average summer temperature: 70 degrees Fahrenheit.
 

CHURCHES

Church of the Nazarene
St Agnes
Faith Baptist Church
Nazareth Lutheran Church
United Methodist Church
Spititual Life Christian Fellowship

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EMERGENCY SERVICES

KENMARE FIRE DEPARTMENT

  • 617 Central Ave N, Kenmare, ND 58746
  • Phone: 701-385-4444

KENMARE VOLUNTEER AMBULANCE

  • 310 Central Ave N, Kenmare, ND 58746
  • In case of an emergency, please call
    701-385-4296 for ambulance services.

KENMARE POLICE DEPARTMENT

  • PO Box 816, Kenmare, ND 58746
  • Emergency: 9-1-1    
  • Non-Emergency Phone: 701-385-4411