The City of Washburn, ND

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The city of Washburn is located in the state of North Dakota in McLean County and has a population of 1,234 as reported by the census of 2010. The largest nearby city to Washburn is Bismarck, approximately 36 miles from the city center.

There are several family restaurants in or near Washburn, including Black Nugget, Dakota Farms Family Resturant, Lewis & Clark Cafe, Bobkats Cafe and Mac's Place. For a larger selection of Washburn restaurants select our Restaurants tab above.

Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Washburn Golf Courses and/or Museums, including the Fort Mandan, Westridge Golf Course, Garrison Golf Club and Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Washburn please click on the Attractions tab above.

Washburn, North Dakota Climate and Weather

Current Weather in Washburn
In the month of June, Washburn experiences an average high temperature of 78 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in June are usually about 52 degrees with an average rainfall of 3.28 inches.

The seasonal climate varies in Washburn with daytime temperatures averaging 79 degrees in the summer, and 24 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Washburn to receive an average of 0.45 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 2.14 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months.

The temperature has been known to get as high as 108 degrees in the summer and as low as -35 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Washburn should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 56 degrees, and nighttime lows of 32.

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Washburn, North Dakota Attractions

Fort Mandan Washburn North Dakota
Fort Mandan  - Washburn,
Fort Mandan was the name of the encampment at which the Lewis and Clark Expedition wintered in 1804-1805. The encampment was that can be found on the Missouri River about twelve miles from Washburn, North Dakota, though the precise location is not known for certain and may be under the nearby river.


Garrison Golf Club North Dakota
Garrison Golf Club  - Garrison,
The Garrison Golf Club is a 9 hole public golf course in McLean County North Dakota. is open apr 15 to oct 31. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 701-337-5420. The golf course dress code is as follows: No dress code.


Address: Hwy 37, Garrison, ND 58540
Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site Stanton North Dakota
Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site  - Stanton,
The Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site, which was established in 1974, preserves the historic and archaeological remnants of the Northern Plains Indians. This area was a major trading and agricultural area. There were three villages that occupied the Knife area. In general, these three villages are known as the Hidatsa villages. Broken down, the individual villages are Awatixa Xi’e, Awatixa and Big Hidatsa village.
Westridge Golf Course Underwood North Dakota
Westridge Golf Course  - Underwood,
The Westridge Golf Course is a 9 hole public golf course in McLean County North Dakota. Built in 1989, this Underwood course designed by Don Herfort is open may 1 to oct 30. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 701-442-5555. The golf course dress code is as follows: No dress code.


Address: County Hwy 14 W, Underwood, ND 58576
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Washburn, North Dakota Hotels

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Bw Plus Seven Seas Hotel
Bw Plus Seven Seas Hotel
2611 Old Red Trail
Mandan, ND 58554


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Candlewood Suites Bismarck
Candlewood Suites Bismarck
4400 Skyline Crossings
Bismarck, ND 58503


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Washburn, North Dakota Restaurants

This is a list of Washburn Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers. Happy Dining!

Bev's Cafe
117 Main Street
Turtle Lake, ND 58575
Harbor Bar
Highway 83 & Frontag
Coleharbor, ND 58531
Lee's Bar
101 Main Street
Hensler, ND 58530
Lonewolf Restaurant
120 Main Street
Hensler, ND 58530
Lonewolf Saloon
116 Main Street
Hensler, ND 58530
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