East Grand Forks, Minnesota

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East Grand Forks, Minnesota
City
Nickname(s): The Grand Cities
Location of East Grand Forks in Polk County, Minnesota
Coordinates: 47°55′48″N 97°1′27″W / 47.93°N 97.02417°W / 47.93; -97.02417Coordinates: 47°55′48″N 97°1′27″W / 47.93°N 97.02417°W / 47.93; -97.02417
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Polk
Metro Greater Grand Forks
Founded 1887
Government
 • Mayor Lynn Stauss
Area
 • City 5.91 sq mi (12.9 km2)
 • Land 5.91 sq mi (12.9 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 833 ft (254 m)
Population (2010)[1]
 • City 8,601
 • Density 1,562.4/sq mi (605.6/km2)
 • Metro 98,461
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 56721
Area code(s) 218
FIPS code 27-17612[2]
GNIS feature ID 0643079[3]

East Grand Forks is a city in Polk County, Minnesota in the United States. The population was 8,601 at the 2010 Census.

It is along the eastern bank of the Red River of the North. It is directly across from the larger city of Grand Forks, North Dakota.

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