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Central ND - Pop 16K

MEET Jamestown

Nicknamed “The Buffalo City,” Jamestown

is located in a picturesque valley where the James and Pipestem rivers meet. It is home to the private University of Jamestown and the North Dakota State Hospital. Jamestown offers welcoming neighborhoods, outdoor recreation and a thriving downtown.

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Jamestown has diverse career opportunities with several engineering and manufacturing businesses, including a worldwide supplier of airplane cargo systems. Agribusiness accounts for many jobs in the area, including ethanol production and potato processing plants. Many more jobs are found in healthcare and social assistance, education, financial, hospitality and retail businesses.


  • Anne Carlsen Center for Children
  • North Dakota State Hospital
  • Collins Aerospace
  • Jamestown Public School District
  • Jamestown Regional Medical Center
  • Walmart
  • Jamestown College
  • Cavendish Farms
  • ND Department of Corrections
  • Sisters of Mary of the Presentation


Emergency Care

Available Locally

  • Primary Medical Care
  • Dental Care
  • Vision Care
  • Veterinary Care
  • Veteran Healthcare



Public K-12

Private K-12

Higher Education


Spend time in Jamestown’s revitalized Main Street and downtown which includes popular dining establishments, coffee shops and boutique shops. It also features The Arts Center with an exhibition gallery, performance stage, and classroom where artists of local, regional, and national renown share their gifts with the public. Extending northward out of the city is Jamestown Reservoir, where recreational enthusiasts enjoy mountain biking, boating and kayaking. The rivers, valley and rolling hills provide great year-round outdoor opportunities. From fishing, golfing and hiking in the summer to ice fishing, snowmobiling and cross-country skiing in the winter, there's always something to do.

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Want to learn more about the good life in Jamestown and get connected to local champions and employers? We can do that.

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Discover Jamestown
(Explore things to see and do in the Jamestown area)

Jamestown Chamber of Commerce
(Connect with the Jamestown business community)

Jamestown Stutsman Development Corporation
(Tap into resources for joining or expanding the businesses, industries and workforce of Jamestown)

Young Professionals of Jamestown
(Check out resources and events to connect with young professionals and the local business community)