Balfour, ND

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    Back to Balfour

    By / November 12, 2014 / Balfour, ND

    We visited Balfour in November of 2014, nine years after our first visit, to get some photos of all the things we missed the first time. We actually tried to revisit Balfour in 2012, but a road construction crew had traffic at a complete stop on Highway 52, complicating our travel schedule, and we decided… [read more]

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    Balfour Public School

    By / January 13, 2013 / Balfour, ND

    This is the former Balfour Public School.  It was built sometime between 1899 and 1910.  Other than that, we know very little about this school, or what happened to it.  If you know more about this school, we would invite you to click on the photo below and add your comments on the ensuing page…. [read more]

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    Balfour in Winter

    By / March 28, 2011 / Balfour, ND

    Ria Cabral sent a few winter shots of Balfour. See more of her work at To see photos from our trip to Balfour, click here. Original content copyright Sonic Tremor Media LLC

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    Balfour, ND

    By / June 13, 2005 / Balfour, ND

    McHenry County Inhabited as of 6/05 Balfour was founded in in 1898 about 35 miles southeast of Minot. It was named for Arthur, Lord Balfour, a British statesman and essayist. Population is said to have peaked at 390, but it now holds less than thirty. US Census Data for Balfour Total Population by Place 1940… [read more]

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