Grand Forks County

Grand Forks County, North Dakota

124 S 4th St
Grand Forks, ND 58201
Phone: (701) 787-2715
Fax: (701) 787-2716
www.grandforkscountygov.com

On the central border of ND; organized Jan 4, 1873 (prior to statehood) from Pembina County. Name Origin: For the village of Grand Forks, itself named for the forks of the Red River of the North and Red Lake River

Area (sq mi):: 1439.83 (land 1437.81; water 2.02) Population per square mile: 45.90
Population 2005: 65,940 State rank: 3 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.30%; 1990-2000 -6.50% Population 2000: 66,109 (White 92.00%; Black or African American 1.40%; Hispanic or Latino 2.10%; Asian 1.00%; Other 4.70%). Foreign born: 3.20%. Median age: 29.20
Income 2000: per capita $17,868; median household $35,785; Population below poverty level: 12.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,092-$28,364
Unemployment (2004): 3.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.30% Median travel time to work: 14.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 9.10%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Grand Forks County seat (48,984)

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    In partnership with local leadership, Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) confirmed its dedication to the future of unmanned systems development in the Red River Valley region by signing a lease agreement to anchor the new Grand Sky Technology Park in Grand Forks County.
    April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In partnership with local leadership, Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) confirmed its dedication to the future of unmanned systems development in the Red River Valley region by signing a lease agreement to anchor the new Grand Sky Technology Park in Grand Forks County.
    Becklund added that the Grand Forks County Sheriff's Department and the Grand Forks Police Department already operate a handful of UAS tactics in partnership with the university.
    At the University of North Dakota, remotely piloted aircraft are receiving the same rigorous vetting from the UAS Research Compliance Committee, which is overseeing the Grand Forks County sheriff's department's use of unmanned aircraft in law enforcement and public safety activities, said member Barry Milavetz, associate vice president for research and economic development at UND.
    Red River Center Tri Colleges (MSUM, North Dakota for Watershed State University, Concordia Education College)/Bremer Foundation (BF); BF (RRCWE) grant 2001--2003; out-year funding in development Eco-Ed Camps Eastern Grand Forks County Soil Conservation District; district resources and grants; annual application and renewal Program Contact Red River Basin Wayne Goeken River Watch RRBRW (RRBRW) (218) 574-2622 wrg@gvtel.
    And neither is the Grand Forks County Correctional Center or the Grand Forks County Juvenile Detention Center, both of which are housed in the same building at the heart of town.
    However, due to the sincere efforts of the community, this Midwestern river town, including the Grand Forks County Correctional Center, has survived the worst disaster it has ever faced.
    The City of Grand Forks, Grand Forks County, The Chamber-Grand Forks/East Grand Forks, the Grand Forks Region EDC, AE2S, Energy & Environmental Research Center, and 8 local businesses have made commitments to-date to support the initiative.
    Last week, the US Air Force, Grand Forks County and Grand Sky Development Company commemorated the execution of an Enhanced Use Lease (EUL) during a ceremony at Grand Forks Air Force Base, therefore officially marking the commencement of the park's development.
    Cass County, McLean County, Morton County, Grand Forks County, Richland County, Ramsey County, and Sargent County are the North Dakota municipalities who have entered into agreements with Official Payments.