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The Washington neighborhood is on Fargo’s north side. It is dotted with churches, parks and educational facilities, including its namesake, Washington Elementary, along with Ben Franklin Middle School and North High School. There is also an outdoor public pool at the high school, and El Zagel public golf course in the southeast corner of the neighborhood. The VA Medical Center is also located in this neighborhood, on Elm Street and 21st Avenue North. It is primarily a single-family neighborhood with a few duplexes, condominiums and apartment buildings scattered throughout.

Neighborhood maps (PDF files)

Washington GM  
Neighborhood General Map
Washington LM  
Land Use, Parks & Trails
Fargo Census Data for This Neighborhood
Year 2010
Population 3331
Housing Units 1386
Owner 846
Renter 452
Homeownership 66%

Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Fargo Planning Dept

Median age of owner-occupied homes: 1950 (1900-2002)

Annexed into cit:y 1921–1956



Fargo Parks District
Elephant/Percy Godwin Park 
Washington Schoolyard (playground and open area)
North High School (ball diamonds, swimming, football, indoor ice skating, tennis, open area
Roosevelt Schoolyard
Roosevelt Park (playground, ice skating/hockey, open area, restrooms)
Holy Spirit Schoolyard 
El Zagel Golf Course



Fargo Public School District
Fargo Pulbic School Map



Washington is in ND Legislative District 44 and 45

ND Legislative Council Districts
Cass County Voting Precincts


Police Beat

District 1 



Bikeway Map (pdf) (class 1 path along 45th St)
Metro Area Transit routes serve neighborhood (3 routes)


Neighborhood Organizations



Garbage and Recycling

Solid Waste Services