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Wahpeton, North Dakota
Welcome to Wahpeton ...
The location of Wahpeton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Wahpeton has a population of 7,726 people<3> (see below for details).
Wahpeton was established in 1871.
The community of Wahpeton is 960 feet [293 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Wahpeton lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Wahpeton: (701)
Websites for Wahpeton ...
Chamber of Commerce: www.wahpchamber.com/
Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Wahpeton, the following might be of interest:
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Wahpeton had an population of 7,726 people. This is a decrease of 0.52% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.02% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Wahpeton had a population of 7,766 people (or 47.58% of the total population of Richland County). This makes Wahpeton the county's most populous community.
The population of Wahpeton represents 1.15% of the population of North Dakota (which has 672,591 people), making it the state's 10th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 7,766 people, the population of Wahpeton decreased 9.55% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 8,586 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Wahpeton.
Communities Also Named Wahpeton ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Wahpeton - they are located in Iowa and Saskatchewan.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Wahpeton.
Communities near Wahpeton ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Wahpeton.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Wahpeton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Wahpeton.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Wahpeton. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Wahpeton.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Wahpeton. Our list includes 16 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Wahpeton.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wahpeton ...
Looking for more information about Wahpeton? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Wahpeton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Wahpeton.
Adding Wahpeton to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Wahpeton in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Wahpeton was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Wahpeton on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Dakota (1897).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Wahpeton on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 29 Jun 2022