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Traill County, North Dakota

Traill County was established on January 12, 1875 from Grand Forks County, Burbank County (now Barnes County), Cass County.

The Traill County Seat is situated in Hillsboro and the county government website is

Areas next to Traill County are Grand Forks CountyPolk County, Minnesota, Norman County, Minnesota, Cass CountySteele County.

Townships include Belmont, Bingham, Blanchard, Bloomfield, Bohnsack, Buxton, Caledonia, Eldorado, Elm River, Ervin, Galesburg, Garfield, Greenfield, Herberg, Hillsboro, Kelso, Lindaas, Mayville, Morgan, Norman, Norway, Roseville, Stavanger, Viking, Wold.

Traill 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.

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

Traill County Society and Family History Resources

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

Traill County Courthouse and Government Records

Genealogist often overlook the value of Traill 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 Traill 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.

Traill County Links

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

Traill Co. ND Books, Newspapers & Publications

Traill Co. ND Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Traill Co. ND Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Traill Co. ND Census Records

Traill Co. ND Cemeteries & Church Records

Traill Co. ND Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Traill Co. ND General and History Websites

Traill Co. ND Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Traill Co. ND Military Records