Hazelton is a city in Emmons County, North Dakota in the United States. The population was 237 at the 2000 census. Hazelton was founded in 1902. To combat population loss, city leaders of Hazelton have offered free land and start up money for people to move there . Only one family however took up the offer and now after four years they plan to leave. They claim the residents of the small town are not friendly to outsiders.