Return to Merricourt


Dickey County Inhabited as of 5/11 Merricourt is located in south central North Dakota, twenty minutes from the South Dakota border.  The photos are from a return visit, six years after our last. At least one person or family (with a couple dogs) still lives in Merricourt.  We saw someone mowing the lawns when we were there.  […]

More Photos of Merricourt


Dickey County Inhabited as of 5/05 We visited Merricourt in May of 2005.  At the time the population was one or two residents.  These are additional photos from our archive, taken during that visit. To see our main Merricourt gallery, click here. CLICK PHOTOS TO ENLARGE This brick elevator is the only one we’ve encountered […]

A Robbery in Merricourt


Host/Author/Producer Keith Norman was kind enough to share a story about a Merricourt robbery, from his book – ‘Great Stories of the Great Plains, Vol. 1’ Self Defense on the Back Roads Roy Michaelson listed his occupation as a professional Boxer from Minneapolis Minnesota. His record in sanctioned bouts was 1 win, 1 loss, and […]

Merricourt, ND


Dickey County Inhabited as of 5/05 A farm post office for Merricourt was established in October 1883. Merricourt had a peak population of 153 in the 1940′s. On our visit, there did appear to be at least one person still living in Merricourt. US Census Data for Merricourt Total Population by Place 1960 – 66 […]