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Casselton Real Estate

Often called a commuter town or a bedroom community, Casselton real estate is often the choice of many who work in Fargo only 20 miles away. This is one of the suburban communities located near the Fargo-Moorhead metro area. Located in Cass County, North Dakota, the population, according to the 2010 census, is 2,329. This community can trace its roots to 1873 when it was chosen as a station for the Northern Pacific Railway. The first settlers came in 1874 and by 1880 with a population of 376; the town was incorporated as a village. The area was originally called Casstown after the railroad president, George Cass; however, when a post office was established Casselton was designated as the name. Today, many Casselton homes for sale are located in areas which were once farms. The land in this area is quite fertile due to the location in the Red River Valley.

There are numerous neighborhoods in Casselton – new developments and established neighborhoods. There are many single family homes, apartments and twin residential units, which have been constructed in the northern and southern areas of Casselton. Most new construction consists of single and double residential units.

Central Cass Public Schools serve this area encompassing approximately 400 square miles with more than 800 students. The first school in Casselton was organized in 1876. This is an area with a rich history and is part of the reason Casselton real estate is chosen. Of the 2,239 people who reside here, there are many with ancestors that were among the first settlers of this region.

The residents of Casselton pride themselves on the high quality of life that is offered by living in this city. Friendly neighborhoods, a number of parks as well as recreational opportunities, strong businesses and community organizations combine to provide this and more. As a part of the Fargo-Moorhead metro area, Casselton is located in the midst of an area that is nationally recognized for educational, shopping, recreational and career opportunities while maintaining the small town atmosphere that is appreciated by residents.