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Arvilla (also Orange) is an unincorporated community in central Grand Forks County, North Dakota, United States. It lies along U.S. Route 2 west of the city of Grand Forks, the county seat of Grand Forks County.[1] Its elevation is 1,004 feet (306 m). The community was first named Orange for Orange County, New York; it was renamed Arvilla for Arvilla Estella Hersey, the wife of a local farmer.[2] Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 58214.[3]

Arvilla, North Dakota
Arvilla Community Center
Arvilla Community Center
Arvilla is located in North Dakota
Location within the state of North Dakota
Arvilla is located in the United States
Arvilla (the United States)
Coordinates: 47°55′9″N 97°29′41″W / 47.91917°N 97.49472°W / 47.91917; -97.49472Coordinates: 47°55′9″N 97°29′41″W / 47.91917°N 97.49472°W / 47.91917; -97.49472
CountryUnited States
StateNorth Dakota
CountyGrand Forks
1,004 ft (306 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
Area code(s)701
GNIS feature ID1027748


This climatic region is typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold) winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Arvilla has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfb" on climate maps.[4]