ROCKFORD, NORTH DAKOTA
New Rockford is
the County Seat of Eddy County in Central North Dakota. It is centered
between North Dakota's four largest cities, New Rockford is a community
of approximately 1600 people.
The city is 150
miles from Fargo, 135 miles from Bismarck, which is the state capital,
125 miles from Grand Forks, and 120 miles from Minot, with Devils
Lake just 40 miles to the north and Jamestown 60 miles south.
New Rockford has
been the home of the North American Bison Cooperative since 1993. The
1.47 million dollar bison processing plant was constructed at that
time. It is the worlds first processing plant devoted exclusively
to Bison meat. The market for this product is throughout the United
States as well as the International market.
Located just 16
miles south of New Rockford is Dakota Growers Pasta Plant which
produces pasta from North Dakota grown crops. The plant employs
approximately 200 people and does business on a national basis.
The city is in
the heart of some of the best hunting and fishing in the United
States. Sportsman from across the country journey to our area for
North Dakota Game and Fish
State of North Dakota
New Rockford Central
School serves the community with quality education from kindergarten
through high school. It is a fully accredited school with
large classrooms, a wide variety of subjects in its curriculum,
as well as college level Dual Credit courses being offered.
There are a wide range of extracurricular activities being offered
which encompass the interests of all students.
New Rockford School