Geographical Center Monument

​​​The modest monument marking the Geographical Center of North America is located at the intersection of U.S. Highway 2 and North Dakota Highway 3 in Rugby, North Dakota. And, less than a tenth of a mile from the monument, you'll find Prairie Village Museum.

Area Attractions

Local att​ractions
Regional attractions
  • Victorian Dress Museum  Victorian-style dresses displayed in historic church. Tours by appointment, 701-776-2189.

  • Northern Lights Tower  Sculpture inspired by northern lights, flower gardens, picnic shelter & playground adjacent to Prairie Village Museum.

  • Ellery Park  Pretty park with picnic area, restrooms, playground & bandstand. One mile from Prairie Village Museum.

  • Historic buildings  Pierce County Courthouse, Rugby Train Depot, Rugby Post Office, and Anderson Funeral Home.

  • ​Niewoehner Bell Tower  30-foot tower made up of 15 bells collected from churches, schools, the Rugby Fire Department, and a Great Northern locomotive.


  • Rugby Golf Course  Beautiful 9-hole golf course. 701-662-2408

  • Walking path & nature park  Stretch your legs 3-mile paved walking path in a 26-acre nature park.

For more information contact


102 Hwy 2 SE, Ste A

Rugby, ND 58368

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