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Eastern ND - Pop 8K

MEET Wahpeton

Wahpeton, located in the state’s southeastern corner

is home to the North Dakota State School of Science and an assortment of industries. Across the Red River to the east lies Breckenridge, Minnesota. With surrounding wide-open spaces for outdoor recreation, and the major shopping hub of Fargo less than 50 miles away, Wahpeton offers a balance of a hometown atmosphere close to the best of both country life and city life.

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The Wahpeton area is an industrial region with numerous manufacturing plants and value-added agricultural plants. With these businesses and excellent job training programs, opportunities abound in engineering and plant operations, as well as careers in education, healthcare and a wide variety of services.


  • Minn-Dak Farmers Cooperative
  • ND State College of Science
  • CDI Services, Incy
  • Wahpeton Public School District
  • Red River Human Services Foundation
  • Prime Wood
  • Walmart
  • WCCO Belting


Emergency Care

Available Locally

  • Primary Medical Care
  • Dental Care
  • Vision Care
  • Veterinary Care
  • Veteran Healthcare



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Private K-12

Higher Education


Enjoy an assortment of shops and eateries including several upscale restaurants and taverns. Among others, you’ll find fine dining and craft beers in the renovated, historic city hall building. Also downtown, enjoy a fine art gallery that also serves as the city’s visitor center. Play the only 18-hole golf course in America with the front and back nine holes in two different states. Kayak the Red River and enjoy an assortment of parks and trails, plus the Chahinkapa Zoo featuring endangered southern white rhinoceroses.

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Want to learn more about the good life in Wahpeton and get connected to local champions and employers? We can do that.

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(Explore all there is to see and do in the Wahpeton area)

Downtown Fargo
(Find the trendiest shopping and dining in Fargo’s historic downtown)

Wahpeton Parks and Rec
(See Wahpeton’s extraordinary parks, recreational facilities and programs)

City of Wahpeton
(Find information about city government and services)

Wahpeton-Breckenridge Chamber of Commerce
(Connect with the Wahpeton business community)