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Moorhead
Clay County, Minnesota

ZipCodes
56560




Page Contents for Moorhead, Minnesota

Statistics & Facts

Location

Weather & Climate

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.

Libraries.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Minnesota state capital is St. Paul.
The population of Moorhead is approximately 32,177 (2000), 38065 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 11,511 (1990), 14304 (2010).
The amount of land area in Moorhead is 26.099 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Moorhead to Washington DC is 1178 miles.
The distance to the Minnesota state capital is 221 miles. (as the crow flies)
Moorhead is positioned 46.86 degrees north of the equator and 96.75 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Moorhead elevation is 898 feet above sea level.
Moorhead per capita income is $ 10,550 .
Moorhead median income is $ 33,382.
Moorhead average annual rainfall is 16 inches per year
Moorhead average annual snowfall is 36 inches per year.
The average winter temperature is 17 (high) degrees F.

Location

in west-central Minnesota. Across the Red River from each other lie the sister cities of Fargo, North Dakota and Moorhead, Minnesota.
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Climate


Pleasant, warm summers and dry winters; four full seasons. Sunny 55% of the time.
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Weather


seasonal. weather page for Moorhead. The first week of October is the peak time for the leaf colors of Autumn.
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History & History Related Items

Settled mainly by Scandinavian and European immigrants, the city of Moorhead was named for Northern Pacific Railroad executive, William G. Moorhead.

A history page for Moorhead.
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The settling of Moorhead

1870's

The founding of Moorhead

September 22, 1871 and named for William G. Moorhead, a director of the Northern Pacific Railway

The incorporation of Moorhead

1881


Attractions

Things to see and do in the Moorhead area.
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Moorhead City Government

City of Moorhead, Minnesota


Moorhead City Government
Call toll free at 1-877-833-6667
Mailing address for all city departments:
500 Center Avenue
PO Box 779
Moorhead, MN 56561-0779
Phone: 218-299-5301

Moorhead is the county seat of Clay County.

Moorhead Chamber

Chamber of Commerce of Fargo Moorhead
202 First Avenue North, Moorhead
P. O. Box 2443, Fargo, ND 58108-2443
Phone: 218-233-1100, Fax: 218-233-1200
Send an email form page - http://www.fmchamber.com/email.htm

Moorhead Organizations

Chamber of Commerce of Fargo Moorhead
202 First Avenue North, Moorhead
P. O. Box 2443, Fargo, ND 58108-2443
Phone: 218-233-1100, Fax: 218-233-1200
Send an email form page - http://www.fmchamber.com/email.htm

Moorhead Libraries

Moorhead City Library
118 5th St S
Moorhead, MN 56560-2756
Phone: 218-233-7594

Moorhead Schools

The Moorhead Public School District
2300 4th Ave S
Moorhead, MN 56560-3269
Phone: 218-236-6400


An Education page for Moorhead.



HIGHER EDUCATION

Moorhead State University
65 majors - 16 gbraduate programs - 4 year graduation guarantee!



Concordia College
four-year private liberal arts college with 80 majors in 50 areas. It is well-known for its music and world language instruction.


Northwest Technical College
Specialized trade, post-secondary trade and technical training for over 30 different careers, including commercial art, marketing, electronics, mechanics, as well as customized instruction for local industry. Moorhead

Miscellany

Population of Moorhead was:
1990 - 32,295
1997 - 33,812
1999 - 34,077
2000 - 32,177

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