Small town hospitality with big city amenities! This clean, progressive community is doing well and the future is as bright as ever. Situated in south central North Dakota, Linton is one of the most well known rural communities in the state of North Dakota.
With virtually zero crime and pollution, this small town atmosphere provides an excellent place to raise a family without the stress of big city living.
Linton is becoming more and more popular for people looking for a slower pace while providing an opportunity to have more time to enjoy life. Linton is located only a short 15 miles from the Beaver Bay campground and Lake Oahe. Just 2 miles west of Linton is the gorgeous Linton Country Club, and you don't need to call for a tee time. If you enjoy hunting, the area is nationally known for Pheasant hunting and has an abundant deer population. This is just the beginning; walking and biking trails, a fitness center, and a spacious pool are just a few more of the area amenities.
Linton, the county seat of Emmons County, was founded in 1899, Linton resides in South Central North Dakota, right on Highway 83. Linton was named after George W. Lynn. "Lynn" and "town" were combined to form Linton and since George wasn't too happy about the town being named after him, they changed the spelling to Linton. Presently, the town population is around 1300 residents.
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