Richland County, North Dakota

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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[North Dakota|North Dakota]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' Richland County {{NDDC}} <br> <br>
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Richland 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.
  
 
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[http://www.courtreference.com/Richland-County-North-Dakota-Courts.htm Richland County Courthouse]<br> 418 2nd Ave N; PO Box 966; <br>Wahpeton, ND 58075<br> Phone: 701.642.7818&nbsp;<br><br>Clerk District Court has birth and death records from 1900, <br>divorce and court&nbsp;records from 1833 and some burial records; <br>County Judge has marriage records from 1890 and probate records<br> from 1876; Register of Deeds has land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Richland County, North Dakota. Page 526 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
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'''1873--'''Richland County was created 4 January 1873 from [[Pembina_County,_North_Dakota|Pembina]] County. '''County seat:''' Wahpeton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1873--'''Richland County was created 4 January 1873 from [[Pembina County, North Dakota|Pembina]] County. '''County seat:''' Wahpeton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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==== Indian Reservation ====
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A portion of the [[Lake_Traverse_Indian_Reservation_(South_Dakota)|Lake Traverse Indian Reservation]] is in Richland County. The remainder of the reservation is in [[Marshall_County,_South_Dakota|Marshall]], [[Roberts_County,_South_Dakota|Roberts]], [[Day_County,_South_Dakota|Day]], and [[Codington_County,_South_Dakota|Codington]] Counties in South Dakota and in [[Sargent_County,_North_Dakota|Sargent]] County in North Dakota.
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A portion of the [[Lake Traverse Indian Reservation (South Dakota)|Lake Traverse Indian Reservation]] is in Richland County. The remainder of the reservation is in [[Marshall County, South Dakota|Marshall]], [[Roberts County, South Dakota|Roberts]], [[Day County, South Dakota|Day]], and [[Codington County, South Dakota|Codington]] Counties in South Dakota and in [[Sargent County, North Dakota|Sargent]] County in North Dakota.  
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
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[[Cass County, North Dakota|Cass]] | [[Ransom County, North Dakota|Ransom]] | [[Sargent County, North Dakota|Sargent]] | '''Minnesota''' counties: [[Clay County, Minnesota|Clay]] | [[Traverse County, Minnesota|Traverse]] | [[Wilkin County, Minnesota|Wilkin]] | '''South Dakota''' counties: [[Marshall County, South Dakota|Marshall]] | [[Roberts County, South Dakota|Roberts]]
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[[Cass County, North Dakota|Cass]] | [[Ransom County, North Dakota|Ransom]] | [[Sargent County, North Dakota|Sargent]] | '''Minnesota''' counties: [[Clay County, Minnesota|Clay]] | [[Traverse County, Minnesota|Traverse]] | [[Wilkin County, Minnesota|Wilkin]] | '''South Dakota''' counties: [[Marshall County, South Dakota|Marshall]] | [[Roberts County, South Dakota|Roberts]]  
  
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Wahpeton North Dakota Family History Center]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=204948&subject_disp=North+Dakota%2C+Richland&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/ND/Richland/ Richland County, North Dakota Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
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Richland 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.

Contents

County Courthouse

Richland County Courthouse
418 2nd Ave N; PO Box 966;
Wahpeton, ND 58075
Phone: 701.642.7818 

Clerk District Court has birth and death records from 1900,
divorce and court records from 1833 and some burial records;
County Judge has marriage records from 1890 and probate records
from 1876; Register of Deeds has land records[1]

History

Parent County

1873--Richland County was created 4 January 1873 from Pembina County. County seat: Wahpeton [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Indian Reservation

A portion of the Lake Traverse Indian Reservation is in Richland County. The remainder of the reservation is in Marshall, Roberts, Day, and Codington Counties in South Dakota and in Sargent County in North Dakota.

Neighboring Counties

Cass | Ransom | Sargent | Minnesota counties: Clay | Traverse | Wilkin | South Dakota counties: Marshall | Roberts

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Richland County, North Dakota. Page 526 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).