Hettinger County, North Dakota
Hettinger County was established on March 09, 1883 from Stark County. Merged back into Stark County in 1896. Recreated on May 24, 1901 from Stark County (organized in 1907) from Stark County.
The Hettinger County Seat is situated in Mott and the county government website is http://www.hettingernd.com/
Areas next to Hettinger County are Stark County, Grant County, Adams County, Slope County.
Townships include Acme, Ashby, Baer, Beery, Black Butte, Brittian, Campbell, Cannon Ball, Castle Rock, Chilton, Clark, Farina, Havelock, Highland, Kennedy, Kern, Kunze, Madison, Merrill, Odessa, Rifle, St. Croix, Solon, Steiner, Strehlow, Tepee Butte, Wagendorf, Walker.
Hettinger County does have Federal Census Schedules to help in looking into your family tree. Government Population Schedules are available for 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Hettinger Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be found for 1890. There are free online in addition to printable census forms to assist with your research.
Hettinger County Society and Family History Resources
A list of Hettinger County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Forums, Message Boards, Libraries, Archives.
- North Dakota State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Mott Gallery of History & Art, Mott Drug Store, Brown Ave., Mott, ND 58646, 701-824-2552
- Southwestern North Dakota Genealogical Society, 5750 104th Ave. SW, Regent, ND 58650, 701-563-4672
- Hettinger County, North Dakota Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com)
- Hettinger County, North Dakota Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
- USGenWeb Archives for Hettinger County (usgwarchives.net)
Hettinger County Courthouse and Government Records
Genealogist often overlook the value of Hettinger 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 Hettinger 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.
- Hettinger County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
- Address: 336 Pacific Ave, Mott, ND 58646
- Phone: (701) 824-2645
- Hettinger 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.
- Marriage Records: 1907
- Land Records: 1883
- Probate Records: 1883
- Court Records: 1883
- 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.
Hettinger County Links
The following are links to Family history and genealogy, Records and Resources relevant to Hettinger ounty. Feel free to provide your own favorite Hettinger County genealogy or family history related sites.
Hettinger Co. ND Books, Newspapers & Publications
Hettinger Co. ND Birth, Marriage & Death Records
Hettinger Co. ND Court, Probate Land and Tax Records
Hettinger Co. ND Census Records
Hettinger Co. ND Cemeteries & Church Records
Hettinger Co. ND Family Websites, Pictures & Histories
Hettinger Co. ND General and History Websites
Hettinger Co. ND Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers
Hettinger Co. ND Military Records