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Steele, North Dakota, USA - Public School, Steele, N.D.

Steele is a city in Kidder County, North Dakota, United States. It is the county seat of Kidder County.

The city was founded in 1880 and became county seat in 1881. It was named for Colonel Wilbur F. Steele.


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Public School, Steele, N.D.
Steele, North Dakota, USA

Public School, Steele, N.D.
Methodist Episcopal Church, Steele, N.D.
Steele, North Dakota, USA

Methodist Episcopal Church, Steele, N.D.
Steele, North Dakota, USA


Steele, North Dakota, USA


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The city of Steele was founded in 1880 and became county seat in 1881. It was named for Colonel Wilbur F. Steele.
STEELE, N. D., March 28. - The body of C. R. Stewart, one of the two sheep herders who were lost in the blizzard at the Chicago ranch, was found two miles from the ranch last night and was buried today at Dawson. The search for McLachlan continues. Stewart was twenty-seven years old and came from Iowa.
The Nebraska State Journal
Lincoln, Nebraska
March 29, 1902
Steele, a banking city, capital of Kidder co., N.Dak., on the Northern Pacific R., 59 miles W. of Jamestown. It has grain-elevators. Pop. in 1900, 185.
Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns ... in Every Portion of the Globe Publisher J.B. Lippincott Company, 1906
1936 - July 6 - 121°F (49°C), Steele, North Dakota (state record)
July 6, 1936
2023 - Whether you're a local looking for some hidden gems or a visitor passing through, here's a list of the best places to go and things to do in Steele:
Fort Mandan Overlook State Historic Site:

Begin your exploration with a visit to the Fort Mandan Overlook State Historic Site. This site offers a stunning view of the Missouri River and commemorates the Lewis and Clark Expedition.

Kidder County Historical Society Museum:

Delve into the local history by visiting the Kidder County Historical Society Museum. You'll find artifacts and exhibits that showcase the region's past, providing a fascinating glimpse into the area's development.

Bird Watching at Chase Lake National Wildlife Refuge:

Nature enthusiasts will appreciate the Chase Lake National Wildlife Refuge, known for its diverse bird population. Grab your binoculars and take a stroll around the refuge, especially during migration seasons, to witness a spectacular array of birds.

Hiking and Picnicking at Cottonwood Park:

Enjoy some outdoor recreation at Cottonwood Park. It's a great spot for a leisurely hike, a family picnic, or just a peaceful afternoon... Read MORE...

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