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Welcome to West Fargo ...

The city of West Fargo is located in Cass County<1>.

The location of West Fargo has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for West Fargo: W. Fargo

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, West Fargo has a population of 37,121 people<3> (see below for details).

West Fargo was established in 1926.

The community of West Fargo is 890 feet [271 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: West Fargo lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for West Fargo: (701)

Websites for West Fargo ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.westfargochamber.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to West Fargo, the following might be of interest:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, West Fargo had an population of 37,121 people. This is an increase of 43.71% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 148.47% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, West Fargo had a population of 25,830 people (or 17.25% of the total population of Cass County). This makes West Fargo the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of West Fargo represents 3.84% of the total population of North Dakota (which has 672,591 people), making it the state's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 25,830 people, the population of West Fargo increased 72.89% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 14,940 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for West Fargo.

Communities Also Named West Fargo ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named West Fargo - it's located in Minnesota.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for West Fargo.

Communities near West Fargo ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near West Fargo.

  • Moorhead [Clay County]
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    • Moorhead [Clay County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of West Fargo
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 44,016 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moorhead have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moorhead
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moorhead<6>
  • Dilworth [Clay County]
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    • Dilworth [Clay County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of West Fargo
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,452 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dilworth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dilworth
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dilworth<6>
  • Horace [Cass County]
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    • Horace [Cass County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of West Fargo
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,128 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Horace have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Horace
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Horace<6>
  • Casselton [Cass County]
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    • Casselton [Cass County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of West Fargo
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,476 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Casselton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Casselton<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Glyndon [Clay County]
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      • Glyndon [Clay County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of West Fargo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,385 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glyndon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glyndon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glyndon<6>
    • Mapleton [Cass County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mapleton
      • Mapleton [Cass County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of West Fargo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,282 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mapleton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mapleton<6>
    • Harwood [Cass County]
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      • Harwood [Cass County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of West Fargo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 835 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harwood<6>
    • Kindred [Cass County]
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      • Kindred [Cass County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of West Fargo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 802 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kindred have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kindred
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kindred<6>
    • Sabin [Clay County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sabin
      • Sabin [Clay County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of West Fargo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 558 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sabin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sabin
    • Argusville [Cass County]
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      • Argusville [Cass County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of West Fargo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 467 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Argusville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Argusville

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 West Fargo. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for West Fargo.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of West Fargo. 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 West Fargo.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around West Fargo. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for West Fargo.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for West Fargo ...

Looking for more information about West Fargo? 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 West Fargo, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for West Fargo.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in North Dakota

About Cass County

About North Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for West Fargo. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Cass County: www.co.cass.nd.us/

The official website for State of North Dakota: www.nd.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Dakota's counties, including Cass, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for West Fargo.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around West Fargo - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- West Fargo) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for West Fargo. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from West FargoOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in West Fargo. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.8727, Longitude: -96.8973       In this case, the coordinates for West Fargo have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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