Bottineau is a city located in the County of the same name. It is also the County seat of Bottineau. The city has the Dakota College located here, serving the student community. The Winter Park of Bottineau helps bring in a lot of tourists in the area during the pleasant months. Then there is the Turtle Mountains at Bottineau which add to the scenic beauty.
Mr. Pierre Bottineau is the original founder of the town. With a total area of about 3 sq. kms, Bottineau is situated at an elevated height of about 1640 ft. above the ground level. Agriculture and recreational sports are some of the principal economic activities of the town. There is a Wal-Mart Supercenter in the town. The Bottineau County Fair is also held here annually. The education sector and the media industry is fairly advanced and are major sources of economic activity in the region.
D. Klueh and R. Kraft are some of the notable residents of the town.