East Grand Forks, Minnesota

human settlement in Polk County, Minnesota, United States of America

East Grand Forks is a city in Polk County, Minnesota in the United States. The population was 8,601 at the 2010 Census.

East Grand Forks, Minnesota
Nickname(s): 
The Grand Cities
Location of East Grand Forks in Polk County, Minnesota
Location of East Grand Forks in Polk County, Minnesota
Coordinates: 47°55′48″N 97°1′27″W / 47.93000°N 97.02417°W / 47.93000; -97.02417Coordinates: 47°55′48″N 97°1′27″W / 47.93000°N 97.02417°W / 47.93000; -97.02417
CountryUnited States
StateMinnesota
CountyPolk
MetroGreater Grand Forks
Founded1887
Government
 • MayorLynn Stauss
Area
 • City5.91 sq mi (12.9 km2)
 • Land5.91 sq mi (12.9 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation
833 ft (254 m)
Population
 • City8,601
 • Density1,562.4/sq mi (605.6/km2)
 • Metro
98,461
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
56721
Area code(s)218
FIPS code27-17612[2]
GNIS feature ID0643079[3]
Websitewww.ci.east-grand-forks.mn.us

It is along the eastern bank of the Red River of the North. It is directly across from the larger city of Grand Forks, North Dakota.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File". American FactFinder. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 27 April 2011.
  2. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.