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Cartwright is located in North Dakota
Location in North Dakota
Cartwright is located in the United States
Location in the United States
Country United States
State North Dakota
County McKenzie
1,906 ft (581 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
Area code(s) 701
GNIS feature ID 1034764

Cartwright is an unincorporated community in northwestern McKenzie County, North Dakota, United States. The community is named for Samuel George Cartwright, a rancher, trapper, and hunter who was the first settler in the area. Cartwright lies along North Dakota Highway 200, west of the city of Watford City, the county seat of McKenzie County. Its elevation is 1,906 feet (581 m). It has a post office with the ZIP code 58838.


According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Cartwright has a semi-arid climate, abbreviated "BSk" on climate maps.

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