Grant County, North Dakota Genealogy Guide

Grant County, North Dakota (Map It) was created on November 25, 1916 from Morton County. The county was named in honor of Ulysses S. Grant (1822 - 1885), eighteenth U.S. President. Learn More About State of North Dakota History.

Grant County is bordered by Morton County (north & east), Sioux County (south), Adams County (southwest), Hettinger County (west), Stark County.

Grant County Cities and Towns include Carson, Elgin, Leith, New Leipzig.

Grant County Townships include Elm, Fisher, Freda, Howe, Lark, Leipzig, Minnie, Pretty Rock , Raleigh, Rock, Winona. A Map of Grant County, North Dakota contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Grant County, North Dakota Courthouse Records

Grant County, North Dakota Courthouse
Grant County, ND Courthouse

The Grant County Courthouse is located in Carson, 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 Grant 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.

  • Grant County Register of Deeds / Recorder / Clerk of Courts has Marriage Records from 1916, Land Records from 1916, Probate Records from 1916 and Court Records from 1916. 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. The County Clerk of Courts responsibilities include issuing Marriage Licenses and filing of Civil, Probate, Small Claims, Criminal Cases and Child Support Court Documents.

Grant 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

Grant County, North Dakota Vital Records

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