The city of Luverne, North Dakota, is located in the southwestern corner of Steele County in eastern North Dakota. The city was founded in 1912 and has an estimated population of fewer than 50 residents. Though Luverne is very small, covering about a quarter of a square mile, the greater Steele County area covers 715 square miles and is home to nearly 2,000 residents. Steele County is a fairly rural county, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t much to do in the area. Within the county you will find several locations listed on the National Register of Historic Places as well as a ghost town by the name of Sherbrooke.
If you are looking for a unique small-town experience, Luverne is definitely the place to go. Here you will find a unique blend of local history and culture along with the beautiful North Dakota wilderness. This is definitely one small town that you do not want to pass by.