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Fargo, Georgia
Fargo City Hall
Fargo City Hall
Location in Clinch County and the state of Georgia
Location in Clinch County and the state of Georgia
Country United States
State Georgia
County Clinch
 • Total 2.76 sq mi (7.14 km2)
 • Land 2.74 sq mi (7.11 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
112 ft (34 m)
 • Total 250
 • Density 91.11/sq mi (35.18/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 912
FIPS code 13-28744
GNIS feature ID 0314079

Fargo is a city in Clinch County, Georgia, United States. As of the 2020 census, the city had a population of 250. Formerly a town, it was incorporated by the Georgia state legislature in 1992, effective on April 1 of that year.

Fargo is located near the Okefenokee Swamp and is the western gateway to the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge. Also nearby is Stephen C. Foster State Park.

The city was threatened in April and May 2007 by the Bugaboo Scrub Fire, the largest wildfire in Georgia's history.


Fargo is located in southern Clinch County at 30°41′12″N 82°34′1″W / 30.68667°N 82.56694°W / 30.68667; -82.56694 (30.686698, −82.567076). Its western border is formed by Suwannoochee Creek, which is also the Echols County line. The Suwannee River forms the eastern border of the city.

U.S. Route 441 passes through the eastern side of the city, leading north 28 miles (45 km) to Homerville, Georgia, and south 39 miles (63 km) to Lake City, Florida. Georgia State Route 177 leads northeast 17 miles (27 km) to its end in the Okefenokee Swamp at Stephen C. Foster State Park.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Fargo has a total area of 2.7 square miles (7.1 km2), of which 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2), or 0.46%, is water.


Historical population
Census Pop.
2000 380
2010 321 −15.5%
2020 250 −22.1%
U.S. Decennial Census

2020 census

Fargo racial composition
Race Num. Perc.
White (non-Hispanic) 208 83.2%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic) 31 12.4%
Native American 4 1.6%
Other/Mixed 4 1.6%
Hispanic or Latino 3 1.2%

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 250 people, 89 households, and 59 families residing in the city.

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