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Welcome to Fargo ...

The town of Fargo is located in Ellis County<1>.

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

When the people of Fargo refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Fargoan<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Fargo has a population of 343 people<4> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Fargo.

Fargo is 2,110 feet [643 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

The telephone area code for Fargo: (580)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Fargo had an population of 343 people. This is a decrease of 5.77% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.21% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Fargo had a population of 364 people (which is 8.77% of the total population of Ellis County). This makes Fargo the county's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 364 people, the population of Fargo increased 11.66% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 326 people).

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

Communities Also Named Fargo ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 19 communities that are also named Fargo - they are located in Arkansas, California, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana (2), Kansas (2), Michigan, Missouri, New York (2), North Dakota, Ohio (2), Ontario, Oregon, Texas and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Fargo ...

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

  • Woodward (13 miles [20.9 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodward
    • Woodward lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the east of Fargo and is located in Woodward County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,876 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodward
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodward<7>
  • Shattuck (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shattuck
    • Shattuck lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Fargo and is located in Ellis County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,245 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shattuck
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shattuck<7>
  • Arnett (18 miles [29 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arnett
    • Arnett lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of Fargo and is located in Ellis County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 478 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arnett
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arnett<7>
  • Gage (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gage
    • Gage lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Fargo and is located in Ellis County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 406 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gage have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gage
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gage<7>
  • Fort Supply (13 miles [20.9 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Supply
    • Fort Supply lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the north of Fargo and is located in Woodward County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 309 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Supply
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Supply<7>
  • Sharon (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sharon
    • Sharon lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Fargo and is located in Woodward County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 131 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sharon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sharon<7>
  • May (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
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    • May lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Fargo and is located in Harper County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 39 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on May
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for May<7>
  • Catesby (20 miles [32.2 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Catesby
    • Catesby lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<6> to the northwest of Fargo and is located in Ellis County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Catesby
  • Mooreland (23 miles [37 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mooreland
    • Mooreland lies 23 miles [37 km]<6> to the east of Fargo and is located in Woodward County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,141 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mooreland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mooreland<7>
  • Vici (23 miles [37 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vici
    • Vici lies 23 miles [37 km]<6> to the southeast of Fargo and is located in Dewey County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 685 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vici
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vici<7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fargo ...

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

Adding Fargo to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Fargo 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 Fargo was on a map titled Map of Oklahoma (from Rand McNally, 1911).

We also found Fargo on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Oklahoma (1948).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Fargo on our Genealogy Page.

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Fargo

The Communities of Oklahoma

About Ellis County

About Oklahoma

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

The official website for State of Oklahoma: https://www.ok.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Oklahoma's counties, including Ellis, 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>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Fargo refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a town's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Fargo may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Fargo.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fargo - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- 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 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 FargoOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fargo. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.3742, Longitude: -99.6220       In this case, the coordinates for Fargo have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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