Mission: The Jamestown-Stutsman Development Corporation (JSDC) is dedicated to area economic development growth and diversification.
JSDC was organized to develop employment to improve business conditions and advance the interests of the City of Jamestown and Stutsman County, North Dakota by implementing and sustaining an organized effort to attract new businesses and industry, support existing businesses and industry, and encourage new business starts. Jamestown/Stutsman Development Corporation's focus is primary sector job creation.
The corporation has a multimillion-dollar economic development program available to assist with expanding or relocating business. The Jamestown/Stutsman Development Corporation owns the I-94 Business Park which has 30 acres available for manufacturing, warehouse distribution or national service. JSDC is also co-owner of the Spiritwood Energy Park which has 500 plus acres located approximately 10 miles east of Jamestown and features convenient access to rail, Interstate, highway, water, wastewater, heavy power & steam.
The rich history of Jamestown begins with the roaming bison and develops into the seeds of statehood. The Jamestown of today offers a wonderful outdoors experience with camping, fishing, challenging trails, and so much more. Welcome to Jamestown, where you will Discover the Heart of the North Dakota Prairie.
Jamestown Tourism coordinates, promotes and supports tourism growth and development in Jamestown, ND and the surrounding areas. Part of that mission is to provide a Visitor's Information Center, where you'll find friendly faces ready to help you find the information you are looking for to make your visit great!
404 Louis L’Amour Lane (head east on 17th Street SW from Highway 281)
701-251-9145 or 1-800-222-4766
Email: Searle Swedlund, Executive Director
The Jamestown Downtown Association (JDA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the revitalization of downtown Jamestown ND. It is made up of dedicated local members that see the importance of the downtown district in relation to the entire community.
The JDA is governed by a Board of Directors who meet monthly to carry out the mission to provide service, support, leadership and advocacy for the revitalization of downtown Jamestown. The JDA has worked closely with other local organizations and businesses to provide an innovative and welcoming downtown district.
Board Chair: Lynn Lambrecht
PO Box 1026
Jamestown, ND 58402
The Jamestown Community Foundation is a local charitable organization dedicated to improving the quality of life in Jamestown via small grants to local organizations. The Jamestown COmmunity Foundation is designated by the IRS as a tax-exempt organization under section 501(c)3 of the IRS code. Funds are established by donors in a variety of formats. This variety provides flexibility for the Foundation's distribution of funds as needs change in the community.
The Foundation encourages small organizations to solicit their funds through the Jamestown Community Foundation, rather than creating their own foundation or working toward their own 501(C)3 status. This helps the community develop a unified vision, maximizes effectiveness through combined resources, and allows organizations to dedicate their resources and volunteer hours to their specific case
A local Board of Directors manages the Foundation. It is made up of fifteen(15) members and four of those include the officers of Jamestown Chamber of Commerce. Regular meetings are held monthly in February, May, August and November.
Contact Barb Lang:
723 1st Ave. S #216
Jamestown, ND 54801
Jamestown is located at the intersection of Interstate 94 and US Highway 281 midway between Bismarck (State Capitol) and Fargo (Largest City). The city has a population of about 16,000 and is located in the valley where the James and Pipestem Rivers meet. Jamestown offers a variety of recreational opportunities for all seasons, and is also the home to the World’s Largest Buffalo, the National Buffalo Museum, and the North Dakota Sports Hall of Fame. Jamestown has opportunities and offerings for everyone!
Known as the “Pride of the Prairie”, Jamestown extend friendly hospitality to all visitors and residents. Whether touring the National Buffalo Museum and viewing the live herd of buffalo or participating in a tournament at one of the sporting complexes, we are sure you will enjoy your visit to Jamestown. If you are looking to relocate to the community, we have multiple opportunities for jobs, new housing options, a high quality educational system, and engaged and proactive city leadership.
Our city council form of government includes the mayor and four council persons, meeting monthly for the full city council, and weekly for the various committees. Council members are active on various boards and committees throughout the community, and actively engaged in helping grow and develop the community.
Jamestown City Hall
102 Third Avenue SE
Jamestown, ND 58401
Located in the southeast portion of the state, the county was organized in 1873. It covers a total area of 2,298 square miles, with a population of approximately 22,000. The county seat, Jamestown, is located at the intersection of Interstate 94 and US Highway 281.
The Stutsman County Courthouse is located at 511 2nd Avenue SE in Jamestown. Occupants of the Courthouse include the Auditor and Tax Director’s Office, Clerk of Court, County Recorder, District Court, Information Technology, Juvenile Court, State’s Attorney Office and the Treasurer’s Office.
The Law Enforcement Center is located at 511 2nd Avenue SE in Jamestown. That building houses the Jamestown Police Department, Stutsman County Sheriff’s Office, North Dakota Highway Patrol, Veteran’s Services, Emergency Management, Communications Center/911 and the Correctional Center.
The County Commission is composed of five elected commissioners who meet bi-monthly to address county issues. The commissioners are also actively engaged members of several other county and community boards and committees, helping address opportunities to help the county and region grow.
511 2nd Avenue SE
Jamestown, ND 58401
Established in 1883 as Jamestown Collee, University of Jamestown is a private, liberal arts university granting bachelor of arts, bachelor of science and bachelor of science in nursing degrees, as well as a master’s degree in education and a Fargo, N.D.-based doctor of Physical Therapy.
University of Jamestown offers more than 40 areas of study. With the Journey to Success, emphasis is placed not only on preparing students academically in their chosen areas of study, but also on preparing students through an experience that is student-centered and integrates the liberal arts with sound professional programs. The Journey includes a four-year graduation guarantee and guaranteed internships.
The South Central Dakota Regional Council provides planning and development services, technical assistance, information coordination, and program administration to facilitate the needs of local units of government in the areas of community.
429 2nd St SW Suite 208 / PO Box 903
Jamestown, ND 58402-0903
South Central Dakota Regional Council serves nine counties in North Dakota: Barnes, Dickey, Foster, Griggs, LaMoure, Logan, McIntosh, Stutsman and Wells.
We provide confidential consultation services at no cost to business owners who want to expand and grow their businesses and to entrepreneurs who want to start or purchase a business
Phone number: 701-499-5276