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Griggs County, North Dakota

Griggs County was established on February 18, 1881 from Foster CountyBurbank CountyTraill County.

The Griggs County Seat is situated in Cooperstown and the county government website is

Areas next to Griggs County are Nelson CountySteele CountyBarnes CountyStutsman CountyFoster CountyEddy County.

Townships include Addie, Ball Hill, Bartley, Broadview, Bryan, Clearfield, Cooperstown, Dover, Greenfield, Helena, Jessie, Kingsley, Lenora, Mabel, Pilot Mound, Romness, Rosendal, Sverdrup, Tyrol, Walum, Washburn, Willow.

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

Griggs Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be found for 1890. There are free online in addition to printable census forms to assist with your research.

Griggs County Society and Family History Resources

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

Griggs County Courthouse and Government Records

Genealogist often overlook the value of Griggs 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 Griggs 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.

Griggs County Links

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

Griggs Co. ND Books, Newspapers & Publications

Griggs Co. ND Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Griggs Co. ND Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Griggs Co. ND Census Records

Griggs Co. ND Cemeteries & Church Records

Griggs Co. ND Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Griggs Co. ND General and History Websites

Griggs Co. ND Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Griggs Co. ND Military Records