Golden Valley County, North Dakota Genealogy Guide

Golden Valley County, North Dakota (Map It) was created on November 19, 1912 from Billings County. The county was named in honor of either promotional reasons or for the Golden Valley Land and Cattle Company. Learn More About State of North Dakota History.

Golden Valley County is bordered by McKenzie County (north), Billings County (east), Slope County (south), Fallon County, Montana (southwest), Wibaux County, Montana ( west).

Golden Valley County Cities and Towns include Beach, Golva, Sentinel Butte.

Golden Valley County Townships include Beach, Bullion, Delhi, Elk Creek, Elmwood, Golva, Henry, Lone Tree, Pearl, Saddle Butte, Sentinel, Trotters. A Map of Golden Valley County, North Dakota contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Golden Valley County, North Dakota Courthouse Records

Golden Valley County, North Dakota Courthouse
Golden Valley County, ND Courthouse

The Golden Valley County Courthouse is located in Beach, North Dakota. Learn More About State of North Dakota Court, Tax, Land and Probate Records.

Please contact the each clerk's department to confirm mailing address, hours, fees and other information before visiting or requesting information because contact information sometimes changes.  The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH.  The documents are available to interested parties, barring confidential issues.  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 Golden Valley county. The date listed for each category of record is usually the earliest registration filed. The earliest date does not indicate that there are numerous records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually registered. Some records have been transferred to the State Archives and Historical Research Library.

  • Golden Valley County Register of Deeds / Recorder has Land Records from 1912. 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.
  • Golden Valley County Clerk of Courts has Marriage Records from 1912, Probate Records from 1912 and Court Records from 1912. The County Clerk of Courts responsibilities include issuing Marriage Licenses and filing of Civil, Probate, Small Claims, Criminal Cases and Child Support Court Documents.

Golden Valley County, North Dakota Census Records

  • Learn More: State of North Dakota Census Records
  • U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1920, 1930, 1940
  • U.S. Indian Census Records: 1885-1940
  • Territorial and State Censuses: 1885, 1915, 1925
  • U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: None
  • Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: None
  • Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: None
  • Union Veterans Schedules: None

Golden Valley County, North Dakota Vital Records

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