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Revision as of 22:05, 11 June 2013

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Online Records

Dickey 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.

Adams County, North Dakota
Map of North Dakota highlighting Adams 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 5, 1881
County Seat Ellendale
Address Dickey County Courthouse
309 N 2nd Street 
PO Box 215
Ellendale, ND 58436
Phone: 701.349.3560 
Dickey County Website

County Courthouse

Clerk District Court has marriage, burial, divorce, probate,
military and court records;  Register of Deeds has land
records; State Historical Society has naturalization records[1]


Parent County

5 March 1881: Dickey County was created from LaMoure and Ransom Counties, and unorganized territory.
County seat: Ellendale [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

LaMoure | McIntosh | Ransom | Sargent | South Dakota counties: Brown | McPherson




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


  • Records of Zoar Lutheran Church, Dickey County, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).



When the United States acquired North Dakota, most of the land became available for homesteading or purchase from the federal government. For more information on this, see North Dakota Land and Property.

After land was transferred from the government to private owners, the registrar of deeds in each county recorded the land transactions in the form of deeds and mortgages.

Local Histories

Local histories are available for Dickey County, North Dakota Genealogy. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories see the wiki page section North Dakota Local Histories.



Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War battle was fought in Dickey County.

Map showing Civil War battles in North Dakota.


Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Dickey County, North Dakota Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:


Probate records of North Dakota are at the county clerk's office.


Tax records are at the county treasurer's, auditor's or clerk's office, or the state archives.

Vital Records

Vital Records (birth, marriage, death, and divorce records) may be recorded on registers, certificates, or other documents at the county clerk's office.

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Dickey County, North Dakota. Page 523 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).
  3. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 13 August, 2012)