Grand Forks is a city in and the county seat of Grand Forks County, North Dakota. According to an official US Census estimate conducted in 2007 the population was over 51,000, and it is the third largest city in the state of North Dakota. It is a principal city of the Grand Forks, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area, which had a population of over 97,000.


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It was founded in 1870 by a steamboat captain named Alexander Griggs, though it wouldn’t be until 1881 that the city would actually be founded. The economy has typically been dependent on agriculture, though in recent years the economy has shifted focus to things like higher education, defense, manufacturing, food processing, health care and research, and it is also a major Air Force Base; it is also the home of the University of North Dakota.

During the summer months typical temperatures hit around 80 degrees during the day, with lows often dropping down to around 58 degrees overnight. During the winter months, however, temperatures typically hit around 20 degrees during the day, with lows often dropping down to around 3 degrees overnight.

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