Slope County, North Dakota
ranks as number 15 for the most sparsely populated counties in
the United States.
According to the U.S.
Census Bureau the population of Slope County was estimated to
be 767 in the year 2000. By 2005 there were 710 residents. By
July, 2006 there were only 713 individuals who called Slope
County, North Dakota home. 2013 estimates place the population
Slope County is in far southwestern North Dakota on the border
with Montana and near South Dakota The landscape varies
between huge tracts of grassland with some "Badland" type
countryside in the western part of the county.
Only 761 people live in an area larger than the State of Rhode
Island. The county seat, Amidon, is the smallest county seat
in the U.S. with only 13 people. Amidon is so small that Rand McNally does not index it in
their Road Atlas.