Experience Small Town Charm and Big City Convenience

Although it may be just minutes away from the heart of Grand Forks, Northwood is truly a destination in its own right, and it's also a suburban escape that you'll love calling home. Fewer than 1,000 residents live in Northwood, which gives the community a close-knit feel that you won't find in just any small town. Don't let its size fool you, though—here, you'll uncover an array of exciting attractions, as well as a mix of new and existing homes that are sure to suit any budget.

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Live, Work & Play in Northwood

What you'll love about living in Northwood

Although it may be small, Northwood actually has a wide variety of homes from which to choose. Whether you're looking for a historic farmhouse near downtown or a new construction property with plenty of modern amenities, you're sure to find just what you're looking for right here in Northwood.

Suburban Living Close to Grand Forks

Northwood residents enjoy easy access to Grand Forks, which makes it easy to commute into the city or just access the area's prime shopping, dining, and entertainment destinations. Just take a quick drive down Route 15 or US-2, and you'll be in the heart of Grand Forks in around 45 minutes!

Small Town Fun & Charm

Northwood's cozy downtown district is home to local businesses like Hut Bar, Miller's Fresh Foods, and The Brass Rail, which serve as hubs for the community. If you want to learn a little more about the area's history, be sure to check out the Martin V. Linwell House, one of the finest examples of Late Victorian architecture in the state. And if you really want to live like a local, try attending one of Northwood's Old Fashioned Saturdays.

Northwood at a Glance

Getting Around

To Grand Forks Air Force Base: 25 miles, about 32 min
To Downtown Grand Forks: 39 miles, about 43 min
To Fargo: 89 miles, about 1.5 hours
Major Roads: ND-15, ND-18, US-2
Airports: Northwood Municipal, Grand Forks International


Population: 908
County: Grand Forks
Zip Codes: 58267
Median Home Value: $145,100
Median Household Income: $40,588

Northwood Attractions

There's Even More to Love!

Whether you want to shop the day away, sample some new cuisine, spend time outdoors, or just get in touch with your local community, you're sure to fall in love with everything Northwood has to offer. Here are a few other highlights of this small town.

Northwood Ice Rink

Located on the western side of town, this indoor ice rink is the perfect place to work on your skating skills or try your hand at some hockey! The rink has its own youth hockey league, the Northwood Ice Storm, that practices here all year round. Children as young as four can strap on their skates and take part in this thriving local tradition.

Local Clubs & Organizations

Northwood features over a dozen clubs and organizations that help to better the community, and they're also a great way to get to know your neighbors. The Northwood Literary Club dates back to 1905 and has raised thousands of dollars for local charities, while the Booster Club aims to better the lives of children in Northwood.

Northwood Golf Course

The town of Northwood maintains its very own public golf course, which is which is 5,460 yards in length and features nine challenging yet rewarding holes on the banks of the Goose River.

Public Parks

Residents of Northwood love getting in touch with nature through the town's vast network of parks and playgrounds. In addition to Northwood's two main parks, you'll also find an outdoor heated swimming pool, picnic tables, two picnic shelters, basketball courts, and three baseball diamonds. And if you want to learn more about the local flora and fauna, try trekking the self-guided tree identification walking tour.

Discover Your Dream Home

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