Known as the "Pride of the Prairie", Jamestown extends friendly hospitality to all visitors. Whether touring the Frontier Village and viewing our live herd of buffalo, visiting our historical sites, or joining us for a tournament at one of our sporting complexes, we are sure you will enjoy Jamestown. A year-round vacation area,

Jamestown City Hall

102 Third Avenue Southeast
Jamestown, ND 58401

Phone: (701) 252-5900
Fax: (701) 252-5903

The Council

The Jamestown City Council is comprised of four elected positions as well as the Mayor of Jamestown, Katie Andersen. The Council meets the first Monday of each month with the exceptions of holidays where they will meet on Tuesday. Special City Council meetings may be called as needed.

City Attorney

The City Attorney and City Prosecutor represent the City Of Jamestown. In this capacity, they do not represent individual citizens of Jamestown with issues they might have relative to the city. Rather, they act on behalf of the city and city officials providing advice to the City Council and city departments. In addition, the City Prosecutor represents the city in court relative to violations of city ordinances.

Convention & Visitors Bureau

The Jamestown Civic Center/Convention & Visitors Bureau offers convention service support to all groups holding conventions, trade shows, meetings and public events within the City of Jamestown.

Our staff will assist in the coordination of spousal programs, special events and group tours to area attractions. We can connect you with area hospitality industry related businesses who provide a broad range of products, services and venues.

Pre-Event Planning and Bids - JCC staff will prepare letters of invitation from city officials to the site selection committee to hold their convention in Jamestown. If necessary, staff will travel to make presentations to the site selection committee.
Facilitate Site Inspections-Jamestown CVB staff will coordinate details during your visit and liaison with local hotels, attractions, and restaurants.

Publicity - When you book your event through the JCC/CVB we'll make sure your publicity needs are met. Upon request, our staff will prepare a news release on your behalf and send it to targeted media to generate awareness about your event, your organization, its members and its goals.

Guest Activities - Staff is available to assist with suggestions on entertainment, recreation and sightseeing.

Pre-promotion Attendance Builders - In the interest of preparation, you may wish to promote Jamestown at earlier conventions. We have information highlighting our city, as well as brochures profiling our attractions,museums and historical assets.

Liaison to Public Officials - Our staff can assist with welcome letters from city and tourism officials.

Promotional Items - The CVB offers promotional items with the city logo, including bags and lapel pins.

Special Assistance - Need to find a local caterer, meeting site, transportation or assistance? We'll be happy to help you find the services you need, including the scheduling of meetings with all primary parties involved prior to city-wide conventions and meeting tours. We can help coordinate tours for your specific needs and work with the community to develop sight-seeing programs.


212 3rd Avenue SE
Jamestown, ND 58401

Phone: (701) 252-8088
Fax: (701) 252-8089

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Police Department

205 6th Street SE STE 101
Jamestown, ND 58401

Phone: (701) 252-2414
Fax: (701) 251-6297

Non-Emergency: (701) 252-1000
Emergency: 9-1-1

Welcome to the Police Department section of the City of Jamestown website. The information you find here about our services will be useful and informative. If there is anything you would like to see on our website, please contact us. Please do not hesitate to contact us by phone and we will make every effort to assist you.

The mission of the Jamestown Police Department is to assist the community in creating a safe and peaceful environment, protect life and property and help to ensure an exceptional quality of life.

The Jamestown Police Department operates 365 days a year, 24 hours a day. In the Uniform Division, our department operates three 8 hour shifts, each 24 hour period. The Investigative Service Division works Monday – Friday and are on call on the weekends. Other services we provide are:

  • Special Operations Team
  • Canine Services
  • School Resource Officer
  • Drug Task Force
  • Juvenile Officer

If you are searching for accident information please visit Docview . Reports are no longer released to attorneys or insurance companies.

Hours for Specific Services

Obtain Copies of Reports
Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Animal and Vehicle Releases

Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM (Excluding holidays)
At the Records Department

Property and Evidence Release
Arranged through Investigating Officer

Animal Licenses
Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
At the Records Department

Bike Licenses
Anytime at Dispatch (Lower Level of LEC)

Human Resources

The pride that Jamestown workers take in their work is turned into profits for Jamestown area employers. Low rates of absenteeism, productive work habits and a high degree of self-reliance and motivation not only account for significant levels of agricultural production, but also contribute to the North Dakota worker's ability to out produce the national worker.

Current job openings for the City Of Jamestown are posted in the Jamestown Sun, the North Dakota Job Service website as well as this website. Please note that a position must be available and advertised by the City before applications will be accepted. It is recommended that job seekers watch for available jobs where and when we post or advertise. City Of Jamestown full-time employees receive health insurance, life insurance, long-term disability insurance, pension plan, vacation leave, sick leave, holiday leave, social security, workers compensation, unemployment insurance and employee assistance program.

For more information on our workforce and information on employment, contact the North Dakota Job Service Jamestown office at (701) 253-6200 or the Jamestown Area Chamber of Commerce at (701) 252-4830.

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Free WiFi and Parking

Free High Speed Internet and Free Parking Buses and Trucks Welcome.

Shady's Restaurant and Lounge

Enjoy great food Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner, Bar, Lounge.

Meetings and Receptions

Meeting Rooms with ability to setup for over 400 people. Business configurations also available.

Fitness, Spa, and Indoor Pool

Workout on the state of the art Fitness equipment. Indoor Heated Pool and Hot Tub avaialable