Wahpeton, North Dakota

city in North Dakota, United States

Wahpeton (/ˈwɑːpɪtən/ WAH-pit-ən) is a city in Richland County, in southeastern North Dakota, United States. It is on the Bois de Sioux River. Wahpeton is the county seat of Richland County.[1] The population was 8,007 at the 2020 Census.[2] Its twin city is Breckenridge, Minnesota.


  1. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved June 7, 2011.
  2. "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2020 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Wahpeton city, North Dakota". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved February 17, 2024.