Bottineau County, North Dakota Genealogy
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 ==
- 3.1 Boundary Changes
- 3.2 Record Loss
- 3.3 Places/Localities
- 3.4 Resources
- 3.5 Societies and Libraries
- 3.6 Web Sites
- 3.7 References
The Territorial legislature identified Bottineau as one of the original counties of the territory in 1872 but it wasn't organized until July 17, 1884, at a meeting in Bottineau. It is named for Pierre Bottineau (c.1814-1895), a Métis pioneer, hunter, and trapper who became a successful land speculator.
1873--Bottineau County was created 4 January 1873 from Buffalo County. County seat: Bottineau 
Societies and Libraries
- USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
- Family History Library Catalog
- Bottineau County, North Dakota Genealogy and Family History (Linkpendium)
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).