There are 9 US Post Offices in Bottineau County serving a total of 6,575 residents equating to 731 residents per post office. It's estimated that approximately 10,494 packages are handled across the 9 county post offices annually. Bottineau County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Dakota. As of the 2010 census, the population was 6,429. Its county seat is Bottineau. The Territorial legislature identified Bottineau as one of the original counties of the territory in 1872 but it wasn't organized until July 17, 1884, at a meeting in Bottineau. It is named for Pierre Bottineau (c.1814-1895), a M\u00e9tis pioneer, hunter, and trapper who became a successful land speculator. Bottineau is well known for its winter park, snowmobiling, and ice fishing. It is south from the Canadian borders of Manitoba and Saskatchewan."