Penn, North Dakota facts for kids
|Location within the state of North Dakota|
|Elevation||1,467 ft (447 m)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|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. Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 58362.
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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