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Enjoying some of the fun nightlife in Dickinson.

Located in southwestern North Dakota, Dickinson is the “Queen City of the Prairies,” the gateway to the Theodore Roosevelt National Park, and home to Dickinson State University. This thriving community of 20,000 is large enough to offer city amenities, but small enough for that friendly home-town feeling.

Check out these websites to see what Dickinson has to offer, or jump to specific information on jobs, housing, demographics, daycare, schools, training, and things to do in the area.

Dickinson website - Information about the city, businesses, jobs, housing and more

Dickinson City Government - Information about city government and services

The Dickinson Press - The latest area news

Dickinson Chamber of Commerce - City businesses



With an unemployment rate of just 1.4 percent in 2013, Dickinson has a fast-growing economy and the career opportunities that come with it. These resources can help you find job opportunities available now in the Dickinson area:
Job Service ND - The official employment service of the state of North Dakota
Job Service ND – Dickinson - Contact information for the Dickinson 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 Dickinson area.
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Demographic data fior Dickinson 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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Dickinson Public School District has six elementary schools, one junior high school and two high schools. Four private schools serve grades kindergarten through high school.

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Dickinson State University offers degrees, education and training in numerous career fields.

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

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Things To Do

Outdoor recreation, museums and history, scenic drives, hiking, biking, hunting, fishing, birdwatching – there’s so much to do, see and enjoy in Dickinson and the surrounding region. Dickinson is the gateway to the Badlands, Theodore Roosevelt National Park, and miles and miles of wide-open spaces under endless prairie skies. Check out these resources for fun things to do in and around Dickinson:
Dickinson Parks & Rec - Parks, recreational facilities and programs in the Dickinson area
Dickinson Convention & Visitors Bureau - Fun things to do and see
Downtown Dickinson - A shopping and business district with historic charm
Theodore Roosevelt National Park - Rugged scenic beauty and miles of wide-open spaces for hiking, biking, horseback riding, wildlife viewing and more

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