Mapleton is a city in Cass County, North Dakota in the United States. It sits on the banks of the Maple River. The population was 762 at the 2010 census. Mapleton serves as a bedroom community of the Fargo-Moorhead metropolitan area. The core cities are ten miles to the east of Mapleton. Mapleton was founded in 1875.
Mapleton is located at 46°53′24″N 97°3′8″W / 46.89°N 97.05222°W / 46.89; -97.05222 (46.890002, -97.052112).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.0 square miles (10.4 km²), all of it land.