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Penn is located in North Dakota
Location in North Dakota
Penn is located in the United States
Location in the United States
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Ramsey
1,467 ft (447 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
Area code(s) 701
GNIS feature ID 1030673

Penn (also Lauren) is an unincorporated community in western Ramsey County, North Dakota, United States. It lies along U.S. Route 2, northwest of the city of Devils Lake, the county seat of Ramsey County. Its elevation is 1,467 feet (447 m). The community was first named Lauren for the townsite owner, Lauren, and was later renamed Penn for English stockholders. It has a post office with the ZIP code 58362.

Devil's Lake

It is reported that the State and Federal Governments have bought out parts of the town because Devil's Lake is expanding and will soon engulf the town with flood waters.

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