Renville County, North Dakota Genealogy Guide

Renville County, North Dakota (Map It) was created on June 3, 1910 from Ward County. The county was named in honor of Joseph Renville, missionary and interpreter for Dakota Native Americans. Learn More About State of North Dakota History.

Renville County is bordered by Saskatchewan, Canada (north), Bottineau County (east), McHenry County (south), Ward County (south), Burke County.

Renville County Cities and Towns include Glenburn, Grano, Loraine, Mohall, Sherwood, Tolley.

Renville County Townships include Brandon, Callahan, Clay, Colquhoun, Eden Valley, Ensign, Fairbanks, Grassland, Grover, Hamerly, Hamlet, Hurley, Ivanhoe, Lockwood, McKinney, Muskego, Plain, Prescott, Prosperity, Rockford, Roosevelt, Stafford. A Map of Renville County, North Dakota contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Renville County, North Dakota Courthouse Records

Renville County, North Dakota Courthouse
Renville County, ND Courthouse

The Renville County Courthouse is located in Mohall, 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 Renville 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.

  • Renville County Register of Deeds / Recorder has Land Records from 1919. 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.
  • Renville County Clerk of Courts has Marriage Records from 1910, Probate Records from 1919 and Court Records from 1919. The County Clerk of Courts responsibilities include issuing Marriage Licenses and filing of Civil, Probate, Small Claims, Criminal Cases and Child Support Court Documents.

Renville 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

Renville County, North Dakota Vital Records

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