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The 1901 Valley City State University suspension footbridge is one of many throughout the city. 

This city gets its nickname, "The City of Bridges," from the 11 historic bridges crossing the Sheyenne River that winds through the town and carves out a scenic river valley.

With a population of 6,500, Valley City has a hometown atmosphere with friendly communities and plenty of parks and open spaces for outdoor recreation.

Find out more about Valley City at these websites, or jump to specific information for jobs, housing, demographics, daycare, schools, training, and things to do in the area.
Valley City - Portal to Tourism, the Chamber of Commerce and the Valley Development Group
City of Valley City - Information on the government and city services
Valley City Times Record - The latest news and information


Jobs are available in a variety of fields and industries in the Valley City area. Use these resources to check out the opportunities available now:
Job Service ND - The official employment service of the state of North Dakota
Job Service ND - Valley City - Contact information for the Valley City office
Job Service ND – Job Fairs - Upcoming job fairs all across the state
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See the Housing section for resources for finding housing that meets your needs in the Valley City area.
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Demographic data for Valley City is available from Additional data is also available at the North Dakota Census Office.

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Child Care Aware® of North Dakota can help you find licensed daycare providers in communities all across the state. Use the online form at their website to provide information and they’ll help you find the right daycare that meets your family’s needs.

Child Care Aware® of North Dakota
Or you can call 800-997-8515 for more information.

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The Valley City Public School District has two elementary schools and one junior/senior high school. One private school serves students in kindergarten through seventh grade.

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Valley City State University offers over 80 degree programs ranging from teacher education to information technology, business, health care, communication arts, physical education, art, music and more.

See our Training section for more information, resources and links to training opportunities all across the state.

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Things To Do

Winding river valleys in the Valley City area offer numerous opportunities for scenic drives, hiking, biking, hunting, fishing, canoeing, kayaking, and watching for birds and wildlife.
Valley City Tourism - Things to see and do in Valley City
Valley City Parks and Rec - Parks and recreational facilities

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