Mott is a city in Hettinger County, North Dakota, United States. It is the county seat of Hettinger County. The population was 721 at the 2010 census.
Mott was founded in 1904 when territory was opened to settlers. There are conflicting stories of how the city was named. Some say the city was named for Lillian Mott, the secretary of the town promoter, while others believe the city was named for C. W. Mott, a railroad employee. A post office has been in operation at Mott since 1904.
Mott is located at 46°22′25″N 102°19′30″W (46.373506, -102.324916).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.90 square miles (2.33 km2), all land.
As of the census of 2010, there were 721 people, 315 households, and 191 families residing in the city. The population density was 801.1 inhabitants per square mile (309.3/km2). There were 415 housing units at an average density of 461.1 per square mile (178.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.9% White, 0.4% Native American, and 1.7% from two or more races.