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Special Announcement
The leadership of Watford City and McKenzie County are seeking to learn more about the needs and wants of Watford City area residents by deploying a community survey. The feedback generated through this survey will support the creation of a vision, strategy, and action plan to support economic and community development. Read the Press Release

Please share your thoughts on how to improve Watford City and McKenzie County!
Watford City Community Survey

We thank you for your time and effort!

City Meetings
City Council Meeting
January 6, 2020 - 6:00 PM
Planning & Zoning Commission Meeting
December 30, 2019 - 6:00 PM

Community Calendar
Candy Cane Lane Light Park
December 1, 2019 - January 3, 2020
Camp Christmas
December 6 - 20, 2019
Camp Christmas
December 6 - 20, 2019
Light Up Watford City
December 9 - 29, 2019


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Voices of Watford City
Voices of Watford City The swift rise in population stemming from the Bakken oil development has transformed this once small rural town of 1,200 on the western edge of North Dakota into a blossoming community of over 15,000 people and growing, capturing the attention of worldwide media.

Who are we and how are we building a life here? Take a look at our challenges, our opportunities and our stories ... in our own words at


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In Watford I got to go to my first National Park. I made some friends and we went to the badlands and saw things we never heard of before like jackrabbits and mule deer. In my opinion Watford is the best city ever!

~ Justice C Staton-Grade 5

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