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Online Records

Foster 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.

Foster County, North Dakota
Map of North Dakota highlighting Foster 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 January 4, 1873
County Seat Carrington
Address Foster County Courthouse
1000 5th St North
PO Box 257
Carrington, ND 58421
Phone: 701.652.1001
Foster County Website

County Courthouse

Clerk District Court has birth and death records from 1900, marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1884, military and naturalization records from 1900. Register of Deeds has land records[1].


Parent County

1873--Foster County was created 4 January 1873 from Pembina County. County seat: Carrington [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Eddy | Griggs | Stutsman | Wells




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




Local Histories






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), Foster 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).