Introduction to West Fargo, North Dakota
West Fargo, North Dakota is 5 miles W of Fargo, North Dakota and 218 miles NW of Minneapolis, Minnesota. It is in Cass County. The city is part of the Fargo-Moorhead metro area. The population of West Fargo is 14,940.
West Fargo History
West Fargo was founded in 1926. It is in Cass County, which was named after George Washington Cass, a local railroad executive.
West Fargo and nearby Attractions
- Red River & Northern Plains Regional Museum
- Fort Abercrombie State Historic Site
- Hjemkomst Center
- Jameson Park
- Telephone Pioneers Museum
- Children’s Museum at Yunker Farm
Things To Do In West Fargo
The Cass County Historical Society, the Fort Abercrombie State Historic Site and the Children’s Museum at Yunker Farm are popular local historical sites. The Red River Zoo, the Thunder Road Family Fun Park and the Buffalo River State Park are also worth visiting.
West Fargo Transportation
Hector International Airport offers air transportation facilities.
West Fargo Higher Education
Facilities for higher education are available from Minnesota State University-Moorhead, the North Dakota State College of Science and Bemidji State University.