Griggs County, North Dakota Records
Griggs County, North Dakota (Map It) was created on February 18, 1881 from Foster County, Burbank County, Traill County. The county was named in honor of Alexander Griggs, a steamboat captain and founder of Grand Forks, North Dakota..
Griggs County Cities and Towns include Binford, Cooperstown, Hannaford.
Griggs County Townships include Addie, Ball Hill, Bartley, Broadview, Bryan, Clearfield, Cooperstown, Dover, Greenfield, Helena, Jessie, Kingsley, Lenora, Mabel, Pilot Mound, Romness, Rosendal, Sverdrup, Tyrol, Walum, Washburn, Willow.
A Map of Griggs County, North Dakota contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Griggs County, North Dakota Courthouse Records
Griggs County, ND Courthouse
The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH. Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.
The following dates indicates what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Griggs county. The date listed for each record is usually the earliest registration filed. The date does not indicate that there are alot records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually filed with the clerk. Some records have been transferred to the State Archives and Historical Research Library.
- Griggs County Register of Deeds / Recorder has Land Records from 1881. The County Register of Deeds / Recorder keeps a record of each patent, deed, mortgage, bill of sale and any document related to these transactions, insuring a permanent record of property ownership; Copies of divorce records.
- Griggs County Clerk of Courts has Marriage Records from 1883, Probate Records from 1881 and Court Records from 1881. The County Clerk of Courts responsibilities include issuing Marriage Licenses and filing of Civil, Probate, Small Claims, Criminal Cases and Child Support Court Documents.
Griggs County, North Dakota Census Records
- Learn More: State of North Dakota Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1890 (fragmented), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- U.S. Indian Census Records: 1885-1940, Eastern Cherokee - 1908-1910
- Territorial and State Censuses: 1885, 1915, 1925
- Union Veterans Schedules: 1890
Griggs County, North Dakota Vital Records
- Learn More: State of North Dakota Vital Records
- Birth Records: from 1870 to present. The years 1870 to 1920 are incomplete.
- Marriage Records: from June 1958 to present
- Death Records: from 1893 to present. Years from 1894 to 1920 are incomplete.
- Locations: North Dakota Division of Vital Records
- Vital Records Online: USAVital or Social Security Death Index
- Vital Records by Mail: Birth Certificate or Death Certificate Applications.
- In Person: ND Department of Health, Division of Vital Records, 600 East Boulevard Avenue, Dept. 301, Bismarck, ND 58505-0200
Griggs County, North Dakota Resources
- Griggs County Historical Society
- Ronald Reagan Minuteman Missile State Historic Site, c/o Johnathan Campbell, 612 East Boulevard Ave., Bismarck, ND 58501, 701-328-2666
- Griggs County, North Dakota Message Boards
Griggs County, North Dakota External Links
- North Dakota Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Historical Newspapers from North Dakota (1879–1923)
- Griggs County, North Dakota Books - Amazon
- Griggs Co., North Dakota - FindaGrave
- Griggs County, North Dakota Links - Cyndi's List
- Griggs Co. NDGenweb
- Griggs County, North Dakota Ancestry Database Collections
- Griggs County, North Dakota Military Records