The oil-rich city of Williston continues to be the fastest-growing micropolitan area in the United States, according to Census Bureau estimates.

By Josh Wood, Associated Press

Williston, N.D.

The oil-rich city of Williston continues to be the fastest-growing micropolitan area in the United States, according to Census Bureau estimates.

It is the third year in a row the northwestern North Dakota town has held the distinction. Micropolitan refers to an area with a population of more than 10,000 but fewer than 50,000.

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