About This Place
Des Lacs is a city in Ward County, North Dakota in the United States. The population was 204 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Minot Micropolitan Statistical Area. Des Lacs was founded in 1888, named after the Riviere de Lacs (now Des Lacs River), from the French for "River [of] The Lakes."
Des Lacs is located at 48°15′25″N 101°33′49″W / 48.256862°N 101.563599°W / 48.256862; -101.563599.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.5 km2), of which, 0.5 square miles (1.4 km2) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km2) of it (5.36%) is water.