Watford City's Main Street reopened Sept. 5, 2008, the result of a $7 million construction project is an uptown, sophisticated look that with gaily planted flower baskets, decorative trees and colorful banners hanging from tall green lampposts.
The renovation includes a new storm sewer layer so water is diverted underground to empty into Cherry Creek.
It also buried all the electrical, widened the sidewalks, created a red brick-like median down the center and generally improved the slope.
Many new businesses have added new life and excitement to Main Street in Watford City. It’s the first time in a long time that this many small businesses have come at one time, and it’s at a time when residents have been concerned about the downturn in the economy. It’s showing the vitality of the growth and development that continues to permeate Watford City.
“A vital Main Street in Watford City has been a priority for community development for many years and we are excited to fill in the spaces with interesting and unique businesses that add to the public experience in our town,” says Gene Veeder, McKenzie County Economic Development director. “We have been fortunate to have solid business owners on Main for many years and they have done a good job of investing in nice storefronts and quality services.”
2015/2016 New Main Street Businesses
Additional Main Street Businesses
Long X Visitors Center and Pioneer Museum
Long X Bottle Shop
Siggy's Sandwich Shop
Pizza Pie on the Fly
McKenzie County Farmer
American Legion Club
West Plains Insurance
Farmer's Union Insurance and Abstract and Title
Big Boys Toys
Jack and Jill Grocery
B Bonks Bakery
Meuchel's Office Supply/Video/Coffee and Tanning
Dakota West Credit Union
Watford City Real Estate
Meyers Department Store
First International Bank and Trust
Six Shooters Showhall Movie Theater
Outlaw's Bar and Grill
Main Street Grind