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Foster County, North Dakota

Foster County was established on January 04, 1873 (organized in 1883) from Pembina County.

The Foster County Seat is situated in Carrington and the county government website is

Areas next to Foster County are Eddy CountyGriggs CountyStutsman CountyWells County.

Townships include ?Birtsell, Bordulac, Bucephalia, Carrington, Eastman, Estabrook, Florance, Glenfield, Haven, Larrabee, Longview, McHenry, McKinnon, Melville, Nordmore, Rolling Prairie, Rose Hill, Wyard.

Foster 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.

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

Foster County Society and Family History Resources

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

Foster County Courthouse and Government Records

Genealogist often overlook the value of Foster 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 Foster 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.

Foster County Links

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

Foster Co. ND Books, Newspapers & Publications

Foster Co. ND Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Foster Co. ND Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Foster Co. ND Census Records

Foster Co. ND Cemeteries & Church Records

Foster Co. ND Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Foster Co. ND General and History Websites

Foster Co. ND Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Foster Co. ND Military Records