Place:Wahpeton, Richland, North Dakota, United States


Alt namesChahinkapasource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS38005958
Richvillesource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS38005958
Coordinates46.27°N 96.611°W
Located inRichland, North Dakota, United States
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Wahpeton is a city in Richland County, North Dakota, United States. It is the county seat of Richland County and the U.S. Census Bureau estimated 2013 population was 7,853. Wahpeton was founded in 1869 and is the principal city of the Wahpeton Micropolitan Statistical Area, which includes all of Richland County, North Dakota and Wilkin County, Minnesota.

Wahpeton's twin city is Breckenridge, Minnesota. The Bois de Sioux River and the Otter Tail River join at Wahpeton and Breckenridge to form the Red River of the North.

The North Dakota State College of Science is located in Wahpeton. The local newspaper is the Wahpeton Daily News.

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