Introduction to Jamestown, North Dakota
Jamestown was founded in 1872, in the same year Fort Seward was established. The city was officially incorporated in 1883. It was named after Jamestown, Virginia. The area was originally served by the Northern Pacific Railroad. Jamestown is the county seat of Stutsman County.
Jamestown and nearby Attractions
- Jamestown Mall
- Fort Seward Historic Site
- National Buffalo Museum
- Frontier Village
- Stutsman County Memorial Museum
- Arrowwood National Wildlife Refuge
Things To Do In Jamestown
Jamestown has numerous parks and recreational spots that are frequented by its residents. These include Klaus Park, Nickeus Park, McElroy Park and Feton Park. Visitors can shop at the Jamestown Mall or Buffalo Mall. The National Buffalo Museum, the Stutsman County Memorial Museum and Frontier Village provide insight into the history of the area. Some of the local festivals include Culture Fest, the Stutsman County Fair, Kite Fest and White Cloud's Birthday-Tatanka Celebration.
Hector International is the nearest major airport.
Jamestown Higher Education
Jamestown College is the local college. Higher studies can also be pursued at Northern State University, the University of North Dakota and the University of Mary.