Place:Cass, North Dakota, United States

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NameCass
Alt namesCasssource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates46.933°N 97.217°W
Located inNorth Dakota, United States     (1873 - )
See alsoPembina, North Dakota, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
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Cass County is a county in the U.S. state of North Dakota. As of the 2010 United States Census, the population was 149,778, and was estimated to be 177,787 in 2017. Cass County is the most populous county in North Dakota, accounting for nearly 23% of the state's population in 2017. Its county seat is Fargo, the most populous city in the state.

Cass County is part of the Fargo, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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History

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Cass County was defined by action of the Dakota Territory legislature on 4 January 1873, and its organization was effected on 27 October of that year. It was named for railroad executive George Washington Cass (1810 - 1888). Its boundaries were altered in 1875, and in 1961.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1872 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1873 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1873 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1873 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1880 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1880 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1884 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1880 8,998
1890 19,613
1900 28,625
1910 33,935
1920 41,477
1930 48,735
1940 52,849
1950 58,877
1960 66,947
1970 73,653
1980 88,247
1990 102,874

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External links

www.lib.ndsu.nodak.edu/archives


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