Fargo, North Dakota

city in and the county seat of Cass County, North Dakota, United States of America

Fargo is the largest city in the American state of North Dakota. It is in the eastern part of the state, near the Minnesota border. The city was founded in 1871, and it has a population of 125,990 as of the 2020 census.[4] Fargo lies at the intersection of two major highways, Interstate 29 and Interstate 94.

Fargo, North Dakota
Downtown Fargo
Fargo Civic Center
Veterans Memorial Bridge
Fargo Air Museum
Cathedral of St. Mary
Fargo is located in North Dakota
Location within North Dakota
Fargo is located in the United States
Location within the United States
Coordinates: 46°52′24″N 96°49′38″W / 46.87333°N 96.82722°W / 46.87333; -96.82722
CountryUnited States
StateNorth Dakota
Named forWilliam Fargo
 • City50.77 sq mi (131.49 km2)
Elevation906 ft (276 m)
 • City125,990
 • RankUS: 216th
ND: 1st
 • Density2,481.68/sq mi (958.19/km2)
 • Urban
216,214 (US: 178th)[2]
 • Urban density2,781.6/sq mi (1,074.0/km2)
 • Metro
258,663 (US: 190th)
 • Demonym
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central)
ZIP Codes
58102–58109, 58121–58122, 58124–58126
Area code701
FIPS code38-25700
GNIS feature ID1036030[3]
Street scene in downtown Fargo

References change

  1. "ArcGIS REST Services Directory". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 20, 2022.
  2. "List of 2020 Census Urban Areas". census.gov. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 7, 2023.
  3. 3.0 3.1 U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Fargo, North Dakota
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2020 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Fargo city, North Dakota". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved February 18, 2024.