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Find the Good Life in North Dakota

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Fargo - West Fargo
Eastern ND - Pop 166K

MEET Fargo - West Fargo

Our biggest city, Fargo, and its neighboring cities

of West Fargo, ND, and Moorhead, MN together form North Dakota’s largest metropolitan area. Located on our eastern border, this is home to three universities including North Dakota State University — a leader in agribusiness research. The cities are also home to tech businesses including one of the world’s largest Microsoft campuses. With a diverse population and strong reinvestment in the community, this urban center is full of opportunity.

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North Dakota’s largest metro area also contains the state’s fastest growing city, West Fargo. With strong business growth in sectors like healthcare, higher education, manufacturing, technology, financial services and food production, this is an excellent place to start or advance a career.


  • Sanford Health
  • North Dakota State University
  • Noridian Mutual Insurance Company
  • Fargo Public Schools
  • Essentia Health
  • City of Fargo
  • US Bank
  • West Fargo Public School District
  • VA Medical Center
  • Microsoft


Emergency Care

Available Locally

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



The Fargo area is not only a comfortable, safe Midwestern city. It is also a modern city that offers much for those who enjoy urban sophistication. The highly walkable downtown business district is where you will find the accredited Plains Art Museum, a wide variety of boutique shops, street vendors at the Red River Market, and Roberts Alley — a hidden gem where dining and nightlife spill from rear entrances of popular eateries. These cities offer plenty of restaurants, wine bars and craft breweries.

Entertainment abounds with concerts, live music, comedy and stage productions at venues including Moorhead’s outdoor Bluestem Amphitheater, the historic Fargo Theatre, the annual Fargo Blues Festival, the large-capacity Fargodome and many bars and nightclubs. Sports enthusiasts enjoy semi-pro baseball with the F-M RedHawks and NCAA Division I basketball and FCS football with the NDSU Bison. Football fans celebrate their multiple-repeat national champion team with tailgating and periodic visits by ESPN College Game Day. With all this to do in the city, you may also enjoy living within a one-hour drive of beautiful lake country.

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

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Fargo-Moorhead Convention and Visitors Bureau
(Explore things to do and see in the Fargo area)

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

Greater Fargo Moorhead Economic Development Corporation
(Learn about opportunities for starting or expanding business in the Fargo area)

Fargo-Moorhead-West Fargo Chamber of Commerce
(Connect with the Fargo area business community)

Fargo-Moorhead Young Professionals Network
(Check out resources and events to connect with young professionals and the local business community)