census-designated place in Rolette County, North Dakota

Belcourt [dead link] is a town in the Turtle Mountains area of North Dakota.

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It has a population of about 2,440 people, and the elevation is 1,960 feet. The town of Belcourt is the only town on the Turtle Mountain Reservation, which is in the north-central portion of Rolette County.

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Father George Belcourt was a pioneer priest among the Chippewa people. The town, which was originally called Turtle Mountain, was renamed in his honor in 1888.

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Map of Belcourt

  • By car: from Churchs Ferry exit off US Highway 2, about 62 miles north and west on US Highway 281.

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  • Turtle Mountain Chippewa Heritage Center, Highway 5, +1 701 477-6140. M-F 8AM-5PM; Sa 10AM-3PM. Cultural heritage of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa, includes a museum, art gallery, sculpture gardens and gift shop.
  • Turtle Mountain Speedway, +1 701 228-2202.

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  • Belcourt Lake, Gordon Lake, Jarvis Lake, Wheaton Lake. Primitive. North of Belcourt.

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Routes through Belcourt
BrandonDunseith  N   S  RollaChurchs Ferry
CrosbyDunseith  W   E  RollaCavalier

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