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Mountrail County, North Dakota genealogy and family history research page. Guide to genealogy, history, and courthouse sources including birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, wills, deeds and land records, Civil War records, family histories, cemeteries, churches, tax records, newspapers, and obituaries.


County Courthouse

Mountrail County Courthouse
PO Box 69;
Stanley, ND 58784-0069
Phone: 701.628.2915 

Clerk District Court has birth, marriage, death, divorce, probate, court
and naturalization records from 1909, military discharge records from 1919
and incomplte burial records; Register of Deeds has land records[1]


Parent County

1873--Mountrail County was created 4 January 1873 from Buffalo (Old) County. The county was annexed to Ward County in 1891 and eliminated 30 November 1892. The county was then recreated 29 January 1909. County seat: Stanley [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Indian Reservation

A portion of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation is located in Mountrail County. The remainder of the reservation is in McKenzie, Dunn, Mercer, and Ward Counties.

Neighboring Counties

Burke | Dunn | McKenzie | McLean | Ward | Williams




  • 1880
  • 1885
  • 1890
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1915
  • 1920
  • 1925
  • 1930




Local Histories






Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Mountrail County, North Dakota. Page 525 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).


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