Location Profile

Williston, North Dakota

Facility Type
Critical Access Hospital
Facility Location
Williston, North Dakota
Teaching Facility
Trauma Center
Number of Beds

Hospital Overview

The healthcare provider is located in Williston, North Dakota and has been established for over 100 years. This long-time healthcare provider meets the needs of the community with a full range of services and multiple healthcare professionals. Service categories include cancer care, pain management, urology, and much more.

Community Overview

Situated where the Missouri meets the Yellowstone, Williston is nicknamed “Boomtown, USA” thanks to its prominence during the oil boom. The booming spirit continues throughout the city with exciting events, diverse neighborhoods and a growing food scene. Williston is a lively city that began thriving during the oil boom and has been called “Boomtown, USA” since. The city has a full calendar of things to do and the downtown district works hard to make sure that the historic shopping area thrives with culture, art, music, and activities.  The Rendezvous, a fair celebrating the historic fur trade with reenactments, lectures, exhibits and more is one of the highlights of the year, but Williston has plenty else to offer. From Concerts in the Park to the North Dakota Chokeberry Festival, a celebration of the state fruit, Williston has a spirit that’s irresistible for all who visit or live here.

Learn more about Williston at the official city website and explore the area at the county website.

Cost of Living


The area features 2 public school districts. The first district, Williston Public School District #1, 5 elementary grades K-4 schools, 1 elementary grade 5-6 school, 1 middle school and 1 high school, as well as an alternative high school. The district features a low student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. Students are in an environment where they can flourish academically through a rigorous curriculum and have the opportunity to explore their curiosity and participate in extracurriculars. An after-school and summer program is available to keep children learning and entertained outside of the classroom. A second school district, Williston Public School District #8, meets the academic needs of rural area students with 2 elementary schools for grades K-6 and 1 middle school for grades 6-8.

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Once you find the school you are interested in, you will need to contact them directly with any questions you might have.


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Local and Nearby Attractions

Williston has plenty to do. If you love shopping, be sure to visit the local shops to all kinds of items, from sundries to gifts to one-of-a-kind treasures. You’ll also find familiar brand names like Walmart so it’s easy to find exactly what you need. Arts and entertainment can be found in the city too. Start at the James Memorial Art Center and browse the latest exhibits, then explore local history at The Frontier Museum. The Museum features a library, artifacts, and even a historical depot. Continue your historical tour by visiting the Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site and the Fort Buford State Historic Site. Finally, learn about the history and lore of the Missouri-Yellowstone Confluence at the Missouri-Yellowstone Confluence Interpretative Center, where you can enjoy the same views as intrepid explorers Lewis & Clark. If you want a fun night out, stop in at the Grand for a matinee or nighttime show as the vintage theater shows current movies. Get some excitement and exercise in at the Williston Area Recreation Center which features an indoor surf-rider, indoor waterpark, batting cages and sports facilities.

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Crime Rate

The crime rate for Williston is 9% lower than the national average and the area’s crime rate has actually decreased by 34% over the last year. Williston is safer than 49% of the rest of the country. This safe and welcoming city is great for families and young professionals.

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