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The City of Fargo is located in Cass County, North Dakota, along the Red River of the North which forms the border between Minnesota and North Dakota. An estimated 120,762 (as of July 2016) people live in Fargo. The greater Fargo-Moorhead metropolitan area population is nearly 225,000.

  • Fargo City Hall is located at 225 4th Street North in downtown Fargo; business hours are 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
  • Fargo is governed by a part-time mayor and four city commissioners who are elected at large.
  • The city's average high temperature is 16 degrees in January and 82 degrees in July.
  • The Fargo, Moorhead, West Fargo Chamber of Commerce offers a directory of local businesses.