About This Place
Portal is a village in Burke County, North Dakota in the United States. The population was 126 at the 2010 census. Portal was founded in 1893.
Portal sits along the Canadian border and is a major port of entry for road and rail traffic. North Portal, Saskatchewan is just over the border north of Portal. It is one of three 24-hour ports in North Dakota (the others being Dunseith and Pembina). The town is known for its "international" golf course. The ninth hole is partially in the United States and partially over the border in Canada.
Portal is located at 48°59′44″N 102°33′2″W / 48.99556°N 102.55056°W / 48.99556; -102.55056 (48.995629, -102.550430).