Stanton is a city in Mercer County, , United States. It is the county seat of Mercer County. The population was 366 at the 2010 census. Stanton was founded in 1883 and became the county seat when Mercer County organized in 1884.

Landmarks in the Area

The Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site, which was established in 1974, preserves the historic and archaeological remnants of bands of Hidatsa, Northern Plains Indians. is situated 2½ miles north of Stanton. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Archaeological site
The Big Hidatsa site, occupied between ca. 1740 and 1850, is an earthlodge located in the 1,758 acre in , United States. is situated 3 miles north of Stanton. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.


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