Welcome to the beautiful area of Burke County, which is located on the northwestern edge of North Dakota. If you are a fan of the outdoors, then you are sure to enjoy the many beautiful waterways and parks in the area. The county is home to a huge variety of attractions, where everyone is sure to have a great time. See amazing architecture that dates back to the early 1900s at any of the local historical landmarks. Burke County was officially founded on July 15, 1910 and was served after John Burke, who served as Governor of North Dakota. The current population of the county is 2,131, including a veteran population of 118.
Burke County is home to many beautiful outdoor attractions, where you can enjoy in all your favorite outdoor activities. The Des Lacs National Wildlife Refuge is partly located in the county and is home to miles of scenic trails, perfect for seeing local wildlife. Wildlife species making their home in the Des Lacs National Wildlife Refuge include moose, bison, elk, and many migratory bird species. The county is home several parks, complete with basketball courts, tennis courts, playground equipment, and more. Other beautiful outdoor spots in the county include Lostwood National Refuge and several areas for hunting.
A great time is waiting at all the fun and interesting attractions in Burke County. If you are a fan of golfing, then you will find the county to be a paradise. Powers Lake is home to several golf courses, all of which feature tournaments, golf kart rentals, and more. The Bowbells Swimming Pool is the perfect place to cool off during the summer, featuring water slides, diving boards, and more! Summer events and swimming lessons are also hosted at the Bowbells Swimming Pool. The county is also home to and nearby many excellent shopping and dining options.
Learn about local history by visiting all the interesting historical landmarks in Burke County. The William E. Metzger House is a beautiful historic home that has been standing since 1905 and features a Queen Anne style architecture. The William E. Metzger House was added to the National Register of Historic Places on August 22, 2007. Other historic landmarks in the county include the County Courthouse and the World War Memorial Hall.
Burke County features several excellent veteran resources, including the County Veterans Services Office. The median housing cost in the county is $115,300 and the median household income is $71,667.
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Post 6832 Orlan Cool Post
Westhope, ND 58793
Phone: (701) 245-6457
Meeting Location & Time
Westhope, ND 58793
8:00 pm 4th Monday
Quartermaster: Gary Gullicks
Commander: Barry Trottier
Maximum VA Appraisal Fees Allowable in Burke County
Single Family: $675
Repair Inspection: $125
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