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Jamestown is located at the intersection of Interstate 94 and Highway 281 midway between Bismarck (State Capitol) and Fargo (Largest City). Located in the valley where the James and Pipestem rivers meet the city has a population of about 16,000.

The City offers a variety of recreational opportunities from summer activities such as fishing, hunting, and golfing to winter activities such as ice fishing, snowmobiling, and cross country skiing. Jamestown is also home to The World’s Largest Buffalo, the National Buffalo Museum, and the North Dakota Sports Hall of Fame. Jamestown offers something for everyone!

Known as the “Pride of the Prairie”, Jamestown extends friendly hospitality to all visitors. Whether touring the Frontier Village and viewing our live herd of buffalo, visiting our historical sites, or joining us for a tournament at one of our sporting complexes, we are sure you will enjoy Jamestown. A year-round vacation area, Jamestown also offers a variety of entertainment, excellent motel accommodations, and fine dining to make your visit an unforgettable experience!

Mayor Dwaine Heinrich

Meet The Council

The Jamestown City Council is comprised of four elected positions as well as the Mayor. The Council meets the first Monday of each month with the exceptions of holidays where they will meet on Tuesday. Special City Council meetings may be called as needed.

Dwaine Heinrich


Brian Kamlitz

Council Member

Dan Buchanan

Council Member

David Schloegel

Council Member

David Steele

Council Member

ND Tourism

Essential travel guide for Jamestown and the entire state. Are you legendary?

Jamestown Chamber Of Commerce

Local business directories, area attractions, partnerships, networking and more!

Growing Jamestown

"Prairie Grass Ballet" Sculpture

Where: Downtown Jamestown
Hansen Arts Park

Designer: Owen William Fritts

Discover Jamestown

Events guide, trip planner, must visit stops and more!

Jamestown / Stutsman Development

Strategic planning, community incentives, workforce information and more!