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McKenzie County, North Dakota

McKenzie County was established on May 24, 1901 (organized in 1905) from Stark County.

The McKenzie County Seat is situated in Watford City and the county government website is unknown

Areas next to McKenzie County are Williams CountyMountrail CountyDunn CountyBillings CountyGolden Valley CountyWibaux County, Montana, Richland County, Montana ( west),

Townships include Alex, Antelope Creek, Arnegard, Blue Butte, Charbon, Elm Tree, Grail, Grassy Butte, Hawkeye, Keene, Randolph, Riverview, Sioux, Tri, Twin Valley, Yellowstone..

McKenzie County does have Federal Census Schedules to help in looking into your family tree. Government Population Schedules are available for 1910192019301940. There are free online in addition to printable census forms to assist with your research.

McKenzie County Society and Family History Resources

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

McKenzie County Courthouse and Government Records

Genealogist often overlook the value of McKenzie 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 McKenzie 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.

The following specifics denotes exactly what death, marriage, birth, land, probate, and court records are usually in McKenzie County. The years indicated listed below are the first known records in this county. Some records have been transferred to the State Archives and Historical Research LibraryIn 1901 McKenzie was re-created but remained attached to Stark until it was fully organized in 1905.

McKenzie County Links

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

McKenzie Co. ND Books, Newspapers & Publications

McKenzie Co. ND Birth, Marriage & Death Records

McKenzie Co. ND Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

McKenzie Co. ND Census Records

McKenzie Co. ND Cemeteries & Church Records

McKenzie Co. ND Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

McKenzie Co. ND General and History Websites

McKenzie Co. ND Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

McKenzie Co. ND Military Records