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Mohall, North Dakota
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Location of Mohall, North Dakota
Location of Mohall, North Dakota
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Renville
 • Total 1.06 sq mi (2.75 km2)
 • Land 1.06 sq mi (2.75 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
1,640 ft (500 m)
 • Total 783
 • Estimate 
 • Density 680.15/sq mi (262.64/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-53780
GNIS feature ID 1030268

Mohall is a city in Renville County, North Dakota, United States. It is the county seat of Renville County. The population was 783 at the 2010 census. Mohall is part of the Minot Micropolitan Statistical Area.


Mohall was founded in 1901 by M.O. Hall, a businessman from Duluth, Minnesota. The city was originally named Hall but this conflicted with another community in North Dakota with the same name, so it was changed to Mohall in 1902. In 1910, Mohall was established as the county seat for Renville County.


Mohall is located at 48°45′54″N 101°30′40″W / 48.76500°N 101.51111°W / 48.76500; -101.51111 (48.765010, -101.511043). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.08 square miles (2.80 km2), all of it land.

Mohall Municipal Airport

The Mohall Municipal Airport is located at 48°46′06.2″N 101°32′13.2″W / 48.768389°N 101.537000°W / 48.768389; -101.537000 (48.7683833, -101.5369953), about a mile west of Mohall proper. Beginning operations in December 1944, the airport is owned by the city.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 493
1920 651 32.0%
1930 676 3.8%
1940 687 1.6%
1950 1,073 56.2%
1960 956 −10.9%
1970 950 −0.6%
1980 1,049 10.4%
1990 931 −11.2%
2000 812 −12.8%
2010 783 −3.6%
2019 (est.) 723 −7.7%
U.S. Decennial Census
2018 Estimate

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 783 people, 321 households, and 199 families residing in the city. The population density was 725.0 inhabitants per square mile (279.9/km2). There were 372 housing units at an average density of 344.4 per square mile (133.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.1% White, 0.3% African American, 1.1% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 0.4% from other races, and 1.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.3% of the population.

There were 321 households, of which 28.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.8% were married couples living together, 9.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 38.0% were non-families. 34.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 16.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.27 and the average family size was 2.90.

The median age in the city was 44.8 years. 22.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.3% were from 25 to 44; 26.1% were from 45 to 64; and 23.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.7% male and 50.3% female.


This climatic region is typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold) winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Mohall has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfb" on climate maps.


The Mohall, Sherwood, and Lansford school districts consolidated into the Mohall Lansford Sherwood School District in 2005. In order to minimize controversy, the three school districts' old nicknames were retired. Voters in the consolidated districts chose as the new nickname the Mavericks. Before the consolidation, the nickname for the Mohall school district was the Yellowjackets.

Notable person

  • Wayne Stenehjem, lawyer; 29th Attorney General of North Dakota
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