The city of Grand Forks is situated in the Grand Forks County, North Dakota and is the third largest in the state. Set on the western banks of the Red River of the North, Grand Forks got its name for being located at the fork of the Red River. The city was incorporated in the year 1881 and has seen rapid and steady development throughout its history. It is a beautiful and peaceful area and has many places for recreational activities and has many historical buildings too. Grand Forks houses several parks and regions for outdoor activities such as fishing and hiking etc.