North Dakota County Creation Dates and Parent Counties

From FamilySearch Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search

Name of County Date Formed Boundary
Changes
Parent County Counties created by
boundary changes[2]
Adams 1907 Apr 17 Details Hettinger none
Allred (extinct) 1873 Jan 07 Details Dakota Territory McKenzie 1905
Barnes 1875 Jan 14 Details Cass none
Benson 1883 Mar 09 Details Ramsey none
Billings 1879 Feb 10 Details Dakota Territory Bowman 1883, Golden Valley 1912, Slope 1915
Bottineau 1873 Jan 04 Details Dakota Territory none
Bowman 1883 Mar 08 Details Billings none
Buffalo 1873 Jan 04 Details Dakota Territory Burleigh 1873, Gringrass 1872, Kidder 1873, Logan 1873, McHenry 1873, Rolette 1873
Burbank nown now un Details Dakota Territory Traill 1875, dissolved to Griggs 1881
Burke 1910 Jul 06 Details Ward none
Burleigh 1873 Jan 04 Details Buffalo none
Cass 1873 Jan 04 Details Dakota Territory Barnes 1875, Traill 1875
Cavalier 1874 Jan 04 Details Pembina Towner 1883
Dickey 1881 Mar 05 Details La Moure none
Divide 1910 Dec 09 Details Williams none
Dunn 1908 8 19 Details Starner, Mercer none
Dunn (old) 1883 Mar 09 Details Dakota Territory dissolved, annexed to Stark 1897
Eddy 1885 Mar 09 Details Foster none
Emmons 1879 Feb 10 Details Dakota Territory none
Foster 1873 Jan 04 Details Pembina Eddy 1885, Griggs 1881, Nelson 1883
Golden Valley 1912 Nov 19 Details Billings none
Grand Forks 1873 Jan 04 Details Pembina Nelson 1883, Steele 1883, Walsh 1881, Traill 1875
Grant 1916 Nov 25 Details Morton none
Griggs 1881 Feb 18 Details Foster, Burbank, Traill Steele 1883
Gringrass 1873 Jan 04 Details Buffalo, Dakota Territory renamed Wells 1881
Hettinger 1883 Mar 09 Details Stark Adams 1885
Kidder 1873 Jan 04 Details Buffalo none
LaMoure 1873 Jan 04 Details Pembina Dickey 1881
Logan 1873 Jan 04 Details Buffalo McIntosh 1883
McHenry 1873 Jan 04 Details Buffalo none
McIntosh 1883 Mar 09 Details Logan none
McKenzie 1905 5 19 Details Stark none
McKenzie (old) 1883 Mar 09 Details Dakota Territory never organized
McLean 1883 Mar 08 Details Dakota Territory Sheridan 1909
Mercer 1875 Jan 14 Details Dakota Territory Dunn 1908, Oliver 1885
Morton 1878 Jan 08 Details Dakota Territory Grant 1916
Mountrail 1871 Jan 04 Details Ward none
Nelson 1883 Mar 09 Details Foster, Grand Forks none
Oliver 1885 Mar 12 Details Mercer none
Pembina 1867 Jan 09 Details Indian lands Cavalier 1873, Foster 1873, Grand Forks 1873, Ramsey 1873, Ransom 1873, Stutsman 1873, LaMoure 1873
Pierce 1887 Mar 11 Details Dakota Territory none
Ramsey 1873 Jan 04 Details Pembina Benson 1883
Ransom 1873 Jan 04 Details Pembina Sargent 1883
Renville 1910 0 19 Details Ward none
Renville (old) 1873 Jan 04 Details Dakota Territory renamed Ward 1885
Richland 1873 Jan 04 Details Dakota Territory none
Rolette 1873 Jan 04 Details Buffalo Towner 1883
Sargent 1883 Mar 03 Details Ransom none
Sheridan 1909 9 19 Details McLean none
Sheridan (old) 1873 Jan 04 Details Dakota Territory Wells 1873
Sioux 1915 Jan 14 Details Standing Rock Reservation note: north 30 percent of reservation
Slope 1915 Jan 14 Details Billings none
Stark 1879 Feb 10 Details Dakota Territory Adams 1885, Dunn 1883, Hettinger 1883, McKenzie 1905
Steele 1883 Mar 08 Details Grand Forks, Griggs none
Stutsman 1873 Jan 04 Details Pembina none
Towner 1883 Mar 08 Details Rolette, Cavalier none
Traill 1875 Jan 12 Details Grand Forks, Burbank, Cass Griggs 1881
Walsh 1881 Feb 18 Details Grand Forks none
Ward 1885 Apr 14 Details renamed from Renville (old) Burke 1910, Mountrail 1909, Renville 1910
Wells 1881 Feb 26 Details renamed from Sheridan (old) none
Williams 1873 Jan 08 Details Dakota Territory Divide 1910

References

  1. [http://historical-county.newberry.org/website/North_Dakota/viewer.htm North_Dakota Atlas of Historical County Boundaries, John H. Long, Editor; Peggy Tuck Sinko, Associate Editor; Gordon DenBoer, Historical Compiler; Douglas Knox, Book Digitizing Director and Digital Compiler; Emily Kelley, Research Associate; Laura Rico-Beck, GIS Specialist; Peter Siczewicz, ArcIMS Interactive Map Designer; Robert Will, Cartographic Assistant. Copyright The Newberry Library 2008.
  2. ibid. Arkansas: Individual County Chronologies