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Fargo, North Dakota

Fargo, North Dakota
Full nameCity of Fargo
Official nameCity of Fargo
CountryUnited States
StateNorth Dakota
MayorDennis Walaker
Total Area37.9 sq mi (98.2 km2)
Land Area37.9 sq mi (98.2 km2)
Water Area0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation904 ft (275.5 m)
Total Population105,549 (US: 254th) (2010)
Density (pop.)921.8/km2 (2388.2/sq mi)
Metro (pop.)208777
Other information
Time zoneCST (UTC-6)
- Summer (DST)CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP Codes58102-58109, 58121-58122, 58124-58126
Area code701
FIPS code38-25700 
GNIS feature ID1028945 
HighwaysI-29, I-94, I-94 Bus., US 10, US 52, US 81, US 81 Bus., ND 294

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Fargo is the largest city in the U.S. state of North Dakota and the county seat of Cass County. In 2010, its population was 105,549, and it had an estimated metropolitan population of 208,777. Fargo, along with its twin city of Moorhead, Minnesota, as well as adjacent West Fargo, North Dakota and Dilworth, Minnesota, form the center of the Fargo-Moorhead, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Founded in 1871, Fargo is the crossroads and economic center of southeastern North Dakota and a portion of northwestern Minnesota. Fargo is a cultural, retail, manufacturing, health care, and educational hub for the region. Fargo is home to North Dakota State University.

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