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Online Records

Bowman 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.

Bowman County, North Dakota
Map of North Dakota highlighting Bowman County
Location in the state of North Dakota
Map of the U.S. highlighting North Dakota
Location of North Dakota in the U.S.
Founded March 8, 1883
County Seat Bowman
Address Bowman County Courthouse
104 1st St NW
Bowman, ND 58623
Phone. 701.523.3450
Bowman County Website

County Courthouse

Clerk District Court has marriage records from 1907, divorce records, probate and court records from 1908, land records from 1896 and burial Records[1]


Parent County

1883--Bowman County was created 8 March 1883 from Billings County. 'County seat: Bowman [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Slope | Fallon County, Montana | South Dakota counties: Harding | Perkins




  • 1910
  • 1915
  • 1920
  • 1925
  • 1930




Local Histories





Probate records, including wills and estates, are at the county clerk's office. See also North Dakota Probate Records.


Vital Records

Birth, marriage, death, and divorce records may be recorded on registers, certificates, or other documents at the county clerk's office. Many records are also being digitized and put online. See North Dakota Vital Records for more information about availability and how to access them.

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Bowman County, North Dakota. Page 522 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).