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Porcupine, North Dakota
Census-designated place & Unincorporated community
Street in Porcupine
Street in Porcupine
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Sioux
 • Total 0.202 sq mi (0.52 km2)
 • Land 0.202 sq mi (0.52 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,811 ft (552 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 146
 • Density 723/sq mi (279.1/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 701
GNIS feature ID 1030781

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Porcupine is a census-designated place in Sioux County, North Dakota, United States. It lies only a few minutes' drive from the city of Selfridge. The community includes the headquarters of the Selfridge/Porcupine district.

An unincorporated community, it was designated as part of the U.S. Census Bureau's Participant Statistical Areas Program on March 22, 2010. It was not counted separately during the 2000 Census, but was included in the 2010 Census, where a population of 146 was reported.


Porcupine is located at 46°13′08″N 101°05′55″W / 46.21889°N 101.09861°W / 46.21889; -101.09861Coordinates: 46°13′08″N 101°05′55″W / 46.21889°N 101.09861°W / 46.21889; -101.09861.


The only access to the town is B.I.A Road 7 from North Dakota State Highway 6.

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