The most populous cities in area code 701 are: Fargo, Bismarck, Grand Forks, Minot, and Dickinson.
Other cities in the 701 area code include: Williston, Jamestown, Wahpeton, Emerado, Devils Lake, Rugby, Kenmare, Christine, Carrington, Bowman, Casselton, Bottineau, Hillsboro, Valley City, Harvey, Garrison, Steele, Alexander, Grafton, Mayville, Hoople, Gardner, Caledonia, Tioga, Belfield, Langdon, Hettinger, Hazen, Selfridge, Washburn, Manvel, Rolla, Gwinner, Hankinson, Dunseith, Underwood, Kindred, Rolette, Ashley, Turtle Lake, Leonard, Fordville, Petersburg, Lignite, Fortuna, Cartwright, Berthold, New Town, Parshall, Oakes, Stanley, Larimore, Carson, New Rockford, Northwood, Minto, Ellendale, Hatton, Strasburg, Thompson, Beulah, Linton, Drake, Bisbee, Sterling, Minot Afb, Mandan, Watford City, Saint Michael, Walhalla, Beach, Killdeer, Napoleon, Richardton, Center, Westhope, Scranton, South Heart, Reynolds, Aneta, Rhame, Buffalo, Tolna, Sheyenne, Litchville, Binford, Reeder, Colfax, Dodge, Ryder, Dazey, Hampden, Woodworth, Tolley, Wilton, Zahl, Max, Park River, Cooperstown, Edgeley, Cando, Cavalier, Sykeston, Lakota, Martin, Enderlin, Wishek, Bowbells, Regent, Lidgerwood, Fessenden, Fairmount, Willow City, Starkweather, Lisbon, Burlington, Velva, Crosby, New Salem, Lamoure, Hebron, Glen Ullin, Mott, Drayton, Mandaree, Mohall, Elgin, Forman, New England, Milnor, Glenburn, Leeds, Pembina, Towner, Ray, Wyndmere, Finley, Stanton, Kulm, Maddock, Hope, Flasher, Roseglen, Hunter, Powers Lake, Arthur, McClusky, Gackle, Neche, Sawyer, Lansford, McVille, Halliday, Medina, Golden Valley, Hazelton, Noonan, Grenora, Sherwood, Fort Yates, Mooreton, Dunn Center, Zap, Minnewaukan, Plaza, Gilby, Upham, Edmore, Sanborn, Edinburg, Bowdon, Portal, Goodrich, Adams, Medora, Marmarth, Newburg, Galesburg, Rocklake, Osnabrock, Makoti, Oriska, Webster, Zeeland, Ross, Erie, Esmond, Ypsilanti, Sheldon, Cleveland, Fort Ransom, Streeter, Maxbass, Karlsruhe, Epping, Wildrose, Driscoll, Souris, Jud, Butte, Verona, Havana, Kathryn, Fullerton, Warwick, Manning, Arnegard, Niagara, Fredonia, Pingree, Cathay, Courtenay, Cayuga, York, Kramer, Inkster, Dickey, Fairdale, Knox, Forbes, Antler, Ayr, Amidon, Ambrose, Lawton, Sarles, Hannah, Braddock, Chaseley, Grassy Butte, Keene, Lehr, McGregor, Norwich, Saint Anthony, and Tower City.
Fargo is the most populous city in the state of North Dakota, accounting for over 15% of the state population. Fargo is also the county seat of Cass County. According to the 2015 United States Census estimates, its population was 118,523. Fargo, along with its twin city of Moorhead, Minnesota, as well as the adjacent cities of West Fargo, North Dakota and Dilworth, Minnesota, form the core of the Fargo-Moorhead, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area, which in 2015 contained a population of 233,836. In 2014, Forbes magazine ranked Fargo as the fourth fastest-growing small city in the United States. Founded in 1871 and located on the Red River of the North floodplain, Fargo is a cultural, retail, health care, educational, and industrial center for eastern North Dakota and northwestern Minnesota. In addition, Fargo is home to North Dakota State University.
Bismarck is the capital of the U.S. state of North Dakota and the county seat of Burleigh County. It is the second-most populous city in North Dakota after Fargo. The city's population was 61,272 at the 2010 census, while its metropolitan population was 129,517. In 2015, Forbes magazine ranked Bismarck as the seventh fastest-growing small city in the United States. Bismarck was founded by European Americans in 1872 on the east bank of the Missouri River. It has been North Dakota's capital city since 1889, when the state was created from the Dakota Territory and admitted to the Union.Bismarck is located across the river from Mandan, named after a historic Native American tribe of the area. The two cities make up the core of the Bismarck-Mandan Metropolitan Statistical Area.The North Dakota State Capitol, the tallest building in the state, is in central Bismarck. The state government employs more than 4,000 in the city. As a hub of retail and health care, Bismarck is the economic center of south-central North Dakota and north-central South Dakota.
Grand Forks is the third-largest city in the State of North Dakota (after Fargo and Bismarck) and is the county seat of Grand Forks County. According to the 2010 census, the city's population was 52,838, while the total of the city and surrounding metropolitan area was 98,461. Grand Forks, along with its twin city of East Grand Forks, Minnesota, forms the center of the Grand Forks, ND-MN Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is often called Greater Grand Forks or The Grand Cities.Located on the western banks of the north-flowing Red River of the North, in a flat region known as the Red River Valley, the city is prone to flooding. The Red River Flood of 1997 devastated the city. Originally called Les Grandes Fourches by French fur traders from Canada, who had long worked and lived in the region, steamboat captain Alexander Griggs platted a community after being forced to winter there. The Grand Forks post office was established in 1870; and the town was incorporated on February 22, 1881. The city was named for its location at the fork of the Red River and the Red Lake River. Historically dependent on local agriculture, the city's economy now encompasses higher education, defense, health care, manufacturing, food processing, and scientific research. Grand Forks is served by Grand Forks International Airport and Grand Forks Air Force Base. The city's University of North Dakota is the oldest institution of higher education in the state. The Alerus Center and Ralph Engelstad Arena host athletic and other events, while the North Dakota Museum of Art and Chester Fritz Auditorium are the city's largest cultural venues.
The 701 area code lies within the Central Daylight Time Zone (or CDT). The current time in Central Daylight Time is 5:40 AM on Jun 08, 2023.