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Watford City is a rapidly growing community in western North Dakota. On routes 85 and 200, Watford City is near the entrance to Theodore Roosevelt National Park. The city itself is home to several small parks, including Jacobson Park. Homes for rent in Watford City are an hour from Williston and 1 1/2 hours from Dickinson. Watford City is part of the Bakken oil field and has a booming oil and gas industry. Watford City is a small, neatly organized community with a commercial main street surrounded by residential neighborhoods - perfect for families. 

Important Information for Future Renters

  • The Bakken oil field was named for Henry Bakken, who found the geological formation on his land. Oil was first found in the formation in 1951, but in 2003 a horizontal well yielded great results and started the modern boom. Bakken spans western North Dakota, eastern Montana as well as parts of Canada. People have said it may hold 4 billion barrels of oil. 
  • Watford City, as with many other locations in North Dakota, was built in anticipation of a railroad coming through the region. Today it's also home to the Watford City Municipal Airport. 

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Watford City is a small town with a very strong economy that's just minutes away from one of the best national parks in the U.S. 

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