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Cass County, North Dakota


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Statistics & Facts

The North Dakota state capital is Bismarck.
The population of Casselton is approximately 2329 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 664 (1990), 874 (2010).
The amount of land area in Casselton is 2.907 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.077 sq kilometers.
The distance from Casselton to Washington DC is 1201 miles.
The distance to the North Dakota state capital is 174 miles. (as the crow flies)
Casselton is positioned 46.90 degrees north of the equator and 97.21 degrees west of the prime meridian.


about 20 miles from Fargo, North Dakota. Here is a map of the city
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History & History Related Items

Historic Casselton Can Pile
See the picture
Located along the 1-94 Frontage Road
Max G. Taubert built a service station and a lunch counter with four stools in 1933 and operated it until his death in 1973. The station was called the Can Pile because Mr. Taubert built a 50 foot high pyramid of empty oil cans believed to be the highest structure in the world, The cans are held in place by wire. There is a small room in the 20 foot base where Taubert stored supplies. The station was operated 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The Can Pile was a truck stop, particularly for truckers hauling cattle to West Fargo. The station was known for serving the best hamburgers between Chicago and Seattle. In the dry thirties, the Can pile furnished ice cold water and later, for a period of two to three years, free coffee was served. At times, as many as nine persons were employed at the station with Mr. Taubert usually handling the 2:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. shift.
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Annual Fly-in at the Casselton Regional Airport

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Things to see and do in Casselton

Casselton is a great community located about 20 miles from Fargo. Many of the people living in Casselton are involved in the farming economy. Crops raised around Casselton include Sugar Beets, Peas, Barley, Wheat and Corn. With Casselton's close proximity to Fargo and Moorhead, Minnesota, a large number of people commute the 20 miles daily to jobs in the "city." Casselton tore down its aging school in 1995-1996 and built a state of the art facility. The people of Casselton are proud of their town and continue to contribute to its growth. The town is home to one local bank and three national banks. There are three gasoline/convenience stores in town. A superb bakery, bowling alley, Dairy Queen, and many service related businesses such as lawyers, cps's and insurance agents. There is a local clinic and post office. Casselton also has a locally known 9 hole golf course that draws from a broad area. New home construction in Casselton is growing at a phenomenal rate. Lots in Casselton in the new developments range from $ 18,000 to $ 28,000. Homes in the area range from $ 30,000 for a fixer upper to over $ 300,000 on the golf course. Many professionals from Fargo are moving into Casselton to have a small town feel with access to well-paying city jobs.
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Casselton Schools

Central Cass Public School
802 5th St. North
Casselton, North Dakota
Phone: 701-347-5352
The school mascot is the Squirrels
The school colors are red and white

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