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Georgetown is a city in Clay County, in the Fargo metro area.
The city was named for Sir George Simpson, Hudson's Bay Company governor
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Georgetown. For links to other places called Georgetown, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Georgetown is 47.08N. The longitude is -96.793W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 883 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 124.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Georgetown demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Clay County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Fargo-Moorhead area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 56546 ZIP code.
46% of Georgetown residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Georgetown ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Georgetown was $17,043, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Georgetown residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Georgetown, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $213. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $761.
Clay County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Georgetown political report.
The average commute time for Georgetown workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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