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Burleigh County, North Dakota

Burleigh County was established on January 04, 1873 from Buffalo County (now in South Dakota).

The Burleigh County Seat is situated in Bismarck and the county government website is

Areas next to Burleigh County are Sheridan CountyKidder CountyEmmons CountyMorton CountyOliver CountyMcLean County.

Townships include Apple Creek, Boyd, Canfield, Christiania, Clear Lake, Crofte, Cromwell, Driscoll, Ecklund, Estherville, Florence Lake, Francis, Ghylin, Gibbs, Glenview, Grass Lake, Harriet-Lien, Hay Creek, Hazel Grove, Logan, Long Lake, McKenzie, Menoken, Missouri, Moffit, Morton, Naughton, Painted Woods, Richmond, Rock Hill, Schrunk, Sibley Butte, Steiber, Sterling, Taft, Telfer, Thelma, Trygg, Wild Rose, Wilson, Wing.

Burleigh 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.

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

Burleigh County Society and Family History Resources

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

Burleigh County Courthouse and Government Records

Genealogist often overlook the value of Burleigh 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 Burleigh 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.

Burleigh County Links

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

Burleigh Co. ND Books, Newspapers & Publications

Burleigh Co. ND Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Burleigh Co. ND Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Burleigh Co. ND Census Records

Burleigh Co. ND Cemeteries & Church Records

Burleigh Co. ND Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Burleigh Co. ND General and History Websites

Burleigh Co. ND Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Burleigh Co. ND Military Records