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Bottineau County, North Dakota

Bottineau County was established on January 04, 1873 (organized in 1884) from Dakota Territory.

The Bottineau County Seat is situated in Bottineau and the county government website is

Areas next to Bottineau County are Saskatchewan, Canada, Manitoba, Canada, Rolette CountyPierce CountyMcHenry CountyRenville County.

Townships include Amity, Antler, Bentinck, Blaine, Brander, Cecil, Chatfield, Cordelia, Cut Bank, Dalen, Eidsvold, Elms, Elysian, Haram, Hastings, Hoffman, Homen, Kane, Lansford, Lewis, Lordsburg, Mount Rose, Newborg, Oak Creek, Oak Valley, Ostby, Peabody, Pickering, Renville, Richburg, Roland, Scandia, Scotia, Sergius, Sherman, Starbuck, Stone Creek, Tacoma, Wayne, Wellington, Wheaton, Whitby, Whitteron, Willow Vale.

Bottineau County does have Federal Census Schedules to help in looking into your family tree. Government Population Schedules are available for 1880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

Bottineau Co. Bottineau Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1880. Bottineau Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules is available for 1880. Bottineau Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be found for 1890. There are free online in addition to printable census forms to assist with your research.

Bottineau County Society and Family History Resources

A list of Bottineau County Historical  and Genealogical Societies, Forums, Message Boards, Libraries, Archives.

Bottineau County Courthouse and Government Records

Genealogist often overlook the value of Bottineau County court, probate, and land records data as a useful resource of family history and genealogy information. Buried away in North Dakota courthouses and archives just about everywhere are often the aspirations and worries of countless North Dakota residents. The odds are excellent that your chosen ancestors and forefathers have left a detailed record of at least some elements of their lives in the Bottineau County court records. Even if your forefathers is not mentioned in a Court case, give some thought to all of the other procedures which may have lead to her or him showing up in court records.

  • Bottineau County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: 314 5th St W, Bottineau, ND 58318
    • Phone: (701) 228-3983
  • Bottineau County Register of Deeds / Recorder
    • Land Records: 1884
  • Bottineau County Clerk of Courts
    • Marriage Records: 1884
    • Probate Records: 1884
    • Court Records: 1884
  • Bottineau County Register of Deeds / Recorder / Clerk of Courts responsibilities include issuing Marriage Licenses and filing of Civil, Probate, Small Claims, Criminal Cases and Child Support Court Documents; keeping a record of each patent, deed, mortgage, bill of sale and any document related to these transactions, insuring a permanent record of property ownership.
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  • North Dakota Office of Vital Records has copies of birth, marriage, divorce and death records. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in North Dakota for current fees and application process. Birth, marriage, and death records are connected with central life events.

Bottineau County Links

The following are links to Family history and genealogy, Records and Resources relevant to Bottineau ounty. Feel free to provide your own favorite Bottineau County genealogy or family history related sites.

Bottineau Co. ND Books, Newspapers & Publications

Bottineau Co. ND Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Bottineau Co. ND Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Bottineau Co. ND Census Records

Bottineau Co. ND Cemeteries & Church Records

Bottineau Co. ND Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Bottineau Co. ND General and History Websites

Bottineau Co. ND Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Bottineau Co. ND Military Records