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Lisbon is a city in Ransom County, North Dakota, United States. It is the county seat of Ransom County. The population was 2,154 at the 2010 census.HistoryLisbon was founded in 1880 by Joseph L. Colton, who named the new city after Lisbon, New York, his wife's hometown. Picnickers in Sandager Park can often watch canoeists paddle by on the Sheyenne. Camping is available in Sandager Park and five miles south of the city in Dead Colt Creek Recreation Area. Pioneer Lisbon newspaper publisher W.D. Boyce is credited with importing the concept for the Boy Scouts from England to the United States. The verdant campus of the North Dakota Veterans Home, established in 1891, provides retirement living for military veterans. Construction is underway for a large new facility adjacent to the current one.Downtown Lisbon is home to the Scenic movie theater, which was established in 1911. The Scenic is the oldest, continuously running theater in the United States.Geography and climateLisbon is located at .According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.25sqmi, all of it land.Lisbon is at the intersection of State Highways 27 and 32 .Demographics2010 censusAs of the census of 2010, there were 2,154 people, 966 households, and 531 families residing in the city. The population density was 957.3PD/sqmi. There were 1,090 housing units at an average density of 484.4/sqmi. The racial makeup of the city was 97.0% White, 0.5% African American, 0.5% Native American, 0.6% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 0.2% from other races, and 1.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.3% of the population.
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