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Cass County, North Dakota

Cass County was established on January 04, 1873 from Dakota Territory.

The Cass County Seat is situated in Fargo and the county government website is

Areas next to Cass County are Traill CountyNorman County, Minnesota, Clay County, Minnesota, Richland CountyRansom CountyBarnes CountySteele County.

Townships include Fargo, West Fargo, Horace, Casselton, Mapleton, Harwood, Kindred, Reile’s Acres, Argusville, Arthur, Oxbow, Hunter, Tower City, Davenport, Page, Leonard, Frontier, Buffalo, Grandin, Amenia, Gardner, Briarwood, Prairie Rose, North River, Alice, Ayr.

Cass 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.

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

Cass County Society and Family History Resources

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

Cass County Courthouse and Government Records

Genealogist often overlook the value of Cass 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 Cass 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.

Cass County Links

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

Cass Co. ND Books, Newspapers & Publications

Cass Co. ND Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Cass Co. ND Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Cass Co. ND Census Records

Cass Co. ND Cemeteries & Church Records

Cass Co. ND Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Cass Co. ND General and History Websites

Cass Co. ND Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Cass Co. ND Military Records