Harvey located in Central North Dakota is the largest city in Wells County. Harvey was founded in 1893 as a division point by the Soo Line Railroad and is still an important point in the Soo Lines run through the Midwest. During the Christmas season the railroad has a Christmas Train come through that makes a stop to celebrate the season, the city has a park which has an original old steam engine for your viewing. A progressive community with an excellent medical facility along with various medical services that are available without traveling a distance. It is also the home to Firebird Artisan Mills a gluten free milling plant. The Sheyenne river runs through the area and is a recreational hot spot for fishing, boating, and other outdoor activities, with the Lone Tree Wildlife Refuge just on the outskirts the avid sportsman certainly has a field day. Located on U.S. highway 52 and State highway 3 it is just a short distance to the 4 major cities in North Dakota, Minot 70 miles, Bismarck 78 miles, Fargo 160 miles, Grand Forks 135 miles, and some of the best walleye fishing in the Midwest, Devils Lake 55 miles.
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