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Fargo-Moorhead Community

Photo by Ron Reiring on flickrFargo, ND, and Moorhead, MN, lie where Interstate Highways 29 and 94 intersect, about 230 miles northwest of Minneapolis, MN, and the same distance south of Winnipeg, MB, Canada. The two cities, separated by the Red River, are serviced by Amtrak and multiple air transport providers to Minneapolis, Chicago, Denver, and others. The community has much to offer as a place to live, study, and work.

In the past few years, several magazines have proclaimed Fargo-Moorhead one of the most desirable places in the country to live, one of the most stress-free metropolitan areas in America, and one of the best places for businesses and careers. Fargo-Moorhead is quietly earning a reputation as a perfect place to make a home. Nestled in the rich farmlands of the Red River Valley, the Fargo-Moorhead community has many qualities that contribute to this reputation, including its highly-respected educational system, advanced medical technology, a progressive business community, numerous cultural and arts opportunities, clean air and water, and good-hearted, friendly people. Fargo-Moorhead is a lively community that boasts a pleasant variety of things to do and places to see (

With more than 200,000 people in the community and about 500,000 people in the service area, Fargo-Moorhead is the largest metropolitan center between Minneapolis and Seattle. The economy of the area is strong and diverse. Employment is high and offers a broad range of opportunities.

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