It’s more than just searching for apartments in Wahpeton. It’s about finding a lifestyle and community that fits your needs. You may just find the perfect place to live when you make your home in Wahpeton, North Dakota. It’s located in the southeast corner of North Dakota, just an hour south of Fargo on the North Dakota-Minnesota border at the confluence of the Bois de Sioux and Otter Tail Rivers, It’s the very spot that forms the famous Red River of the North. It’s the tenth largest city in North Dakota, with a population of 7,899 according to the U.S. Census Bureau in 2016. Not too big, and not too small. Wahpeton, for many who visit, turns out to be “just right” and end up staying to make their homes here.


Wahpeton is the Richland County seat, and is the area’s center for business and industrial activity, with shops, restaurants, and plenty to do while boasting a low cost of living, The city is great place to live, work, and raise a family. Founded in 1869, Wahpeton will celebrate its 150th anniversary in 2019, showcasing the city’s great mix of history and modern economic growth.

Living in Wahpeton

Stimulated by its “balanced pro-industry, pro-business and pro-economic development philosophy,” Wahpeton is recognized for the midwest’s largest per capita manufacturing employment rate, according to the city’s website. The strong manufacturing industry, in conjunction with North Dakota State School of Science, requires a strong rental housing market to match. Orange Property Management is proud to offer comfortable, affordable, and safe housing options across the city. Orange offers both short term and long term rental apartments, with options across sixteen buildings in nine separate properties. Many of the buildings Orange manages include pet friendly apartments, so you can include your furry friends when you are searching for apartments in Wahpeton.


Long Term Rentals in Wahpeton

For those who are considering moving to Wahpeton, or for those who already call Wahpeton home, a long term lease is a great option. Orange offers competitive market pricing, so you always get a great value combined with superior customer service and maintenance. Each apartment building offers different amenities, so you can find the apartment that meets your needs best. We offer a variety of apartment types, including one bedroom apartments, two bedroom apartments, three bedroom apartments, and townhomes in Wahpeton. We offer affordable options for those on a budget, apartments near NDSCS for college students, and even have larger, spacious apartments that are well-suited for multiple tenants or families.


Many of the apartments in Wahpeton managed by Orange include paid utilities, such as water, sewer, and garbage. Some include paid heat. We have many options, as well, for pet friendly apartments in Wahpeton.  Others yet include balconies, decorative fireplaces, and garages. Each building has unique qualities, so be sure to speak to our knowledgeable local team to help you decide which apartment rentals in Wahpeton may best fit your needs.


Below is a list of all the properties currently managed by Orange. Be sure to call our local manager for more information, or click here for current availability.

24/7 Management and Maintenance

Orange Property Management prides itself on its 24/7 emergency maintenance. If there’s ever a major issue after regular office hours, Orange provides emergency service when necessary! We also have local management, so you’re taken care of by a professional, trained staff member from the time you inquire about an apartment until you decide to move on.

Prairiewood Apartments 3 bed, 1 bath

This walk-through video shows unit 204 at 901 6th Street S in Wahpeton. It features three bedrooms and one bath. This comfortable layout gives you plenty of living space. Plus, a garage and one assigned parking spot is always included at Prairiewood. Upper floors include balconies. Laundry on site.

Short Term Rentals in Wahpeton

Orange property Management also offers short term rentals, similar to an extended stay hotel. If you’re traveling for business, visiting family or friends, or just visiting Wahpeton for vacation, Orange has fully furnished apartments for rent by the day, week, or month. With the popularity of Airbnb or VRBO, Orange understands that sometimes people want more than just a hotel. When you stay with us, you get all the benefits of an entire apartment, not just a bed. Instead, you’ll enjoy a full kitchen, separate bedrooms, and spaces to work and relax. It’s really more of a home away from home!

Wahpeton City Government

While living in Wahpeton, you may from time to time need to work with the city government office for various reasons. Here are some important numbers that may come in handy. City Hall is located at 1900 4th St N, Wahpeton, ND 58075. You can call City Hall directly at 701-642-8448. As always, for emergencies of any kind, dial 911.

City Auditor – 701-642-8448 darcieh@wahpeton.com

Fire Department – Call 911

Municipal Court – 701-591-2112 clerkofcourt@wahpeton.com  Visit www.wahpeton.com/municipalcourt for links to the following tasks:

  • Make Payments
  • Pay Parking Tickets
  • Pay Court Fines

Parks and Recreation Department – 701-642-2811 woppark@702com.net

Community Center – 701-642-2811

Wahpeton Police Department – 701-642-7722 – For Emergencies Call 911

Richland County Sheriff’s Department – 701-642-7711

NDSCS Campus Police – 701-671-2233

Public Works Director – 701-642-6565

You can pay utility bills directly online, by mobile app, or by calling with a check, credit card, or debit card. Click here to pay your city utility bill payment online.

Recreation in Wahpeton

Wahpeton is really a wonderful “big small town,” with many of the things to do that a big city can offer. But the benefit of Wahpeton is that often recreation is reasonably priced, personal, and really aimed at those who live, work, and play in this lovely city. We’ve included a few of our favorites here. Be sure to let us know if you try them out or if you have others that you recommend! As always, you can share your experiences with everyone on our Facebook page! We always look forward to hearing from local residents and visitors alike!


Places to Eat

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Things to Do


Wahpeton Community Center

The Wahpeton Community Center is a great place to gather for all kinds of activities. Located at 304 South 5th Street, it offers a gym, kitchen, and activities room. You can host weddings, reunions, birthday parties, or any special event! If you’re looking for a place to stay active, especially when it’s really hot or very cold outside. The center is open for indoor walking on weekdays from 8 am to 3:30 pm Monday through Friday.  Call 701-642-2811 for more information.

Chahinkapa Swimming Pool

For all kinds of summer fun from daily open swimming to special beach parties and movie nights, Wahpeton’s Chahinkapa Swimming Pool is a great place to spend your summer. You can purchase a daily pass or swim for a whole season. Plus, non-swimming supervisors get in for free. The pool includes a water slide, diving well, and children’s pool. Lessons are available in the summer. Open June through August.

Chahinkapa Zoo

Many call the Chahinkapa Zoo the best in North Dakota! You’ll find zebras, an orangutan, bison, grizzly bears, red kangaroos, bald eagles, gibbons, Bengal tigers, tamarins, and our personal favorite–the otters! The zoo is closed during the winter, but opens in April for the season. Prices are reasonable, less than $10 for adults, but you can purchase a season pass for a great price, too! There are lots of zoo events throughout the year, so be sure to check their website and Facebook page to stay in the loop. One highlight is the Prairie Rose Carousel. Each horse has a unique name and history! Also at the zoo, you’ll find the Prairie Rose Chapel, available for rentals, and the Chahinkapa Zoo Campground. Visit their website for more information.


For an afternoon or evening of bowling, our staff at Orange recommends Terrace Lanes. Terrace Lanes offers 12 lanes of bowling, a bar, vending machines with snacks. For added entertainment, they have Bingo and Black Jack. Located at 18029 79 1/2 St SE, Wahpeton. Call 701-642-3616 for hours and more information.