Hettinger County, North Dakota Genealogy Guide

Hettinger County, North Dakota (Map It) was created on March 09, 1883 from Stark County. Merged back into Stark County in 1896. Recreated on May 24, 1901 from Stark County. The county was named in honor of Mathias K. Hettinger, the father-in-law of Erastus A. Williams, the North Dakota Speaker of the House during that session. Learn More About State of North Dakota History.

Hettinger County is bordered by Stark County (north), Grant County (east), Adams County (south), Slope County (west).

Hettinger County Cities and Towns include Mott, New England, Regent.

Hettinger County Townships include Acme, Ashby, Baer, Beery, Black Butte, Brittian, Campbell, Cannon Ball, Castle Rock, Chilton, Clark, Farina, Havelock, Highland, Kennedy, Kern, Kunze, Madison, Merrill, Odessa, Rifle, St. Croix, Solon, Steiner, Strehlow, Tepee Butte, Wagendorf, Walker. A Map of Hettinger County, North Dakota contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Hettinger County, North Dakota Courthouse Records

Hettinger County, North Dakota Courthouse
Hettinger County, ND Courthouse

The Hettinger County Courthouse is located in Mott, 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 Hettinger 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.

  • Hettinger County Register of Deeds / Recorder / Clerk of Courts has Marriage Records from 1907, Land Records from 1883, Probate Records from 1883 and Court Records from 1883. 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.

Hettinger County, North Dakota Census Records

Hettinger County, North Dakota Vital Records

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