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Bottineau County
North Dakota

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About the North Dakota GenWeb Project

Bottineau County History
Established by the 1872-1873 territorial legislature from unorganized territory,
it was named for Pierre Bottineau (1817-1895), a guide,
scout, frontiersman, and businessman.

Government organized 17 July 1884.
County Seat: Bottineau, 1884-present

Area 1669 square miles.2000 population -- 7,149.


WE NEED YOUR HELP Bottineau County NDGenWeb Project needs your records.
Please submit anything which maybe of value to other researchers: Bible records, marriage
records, wills, pension records, land records, death and obituary records, photos, and old letters.
County, community, church, and school histories.  Your help in helping other researchers is vital to
the success of the NDGenWeb Project. Just contact County Coordinator with your information or

Populated Places
Belmar Bottineau Carbury Dunning
Eckman Forfar Gardena Hurd
Kramer Kuroki Landa Lansford
Maxbass Newburg Omemee Overly
Renville Roth Russell Souris
Tasco Townships Truro Upham
Westhope White Willow City

Neighboring Counties

McHenry County,  ND  (South)

Renville County ND 

(South & West)

Pierce County ND  (Southeast)

Rolette County ND 


Manitoba Canada


Saskatchewan Canada (North)




1930 County Map County Location Map
1888 Territorial Map North Dakota -- 1895
1895 Atlas, North Dakota with county images and information on towns and cities North Dakota Counties from the Library of the University of Texas at Austin
USGS Mapping Information -- Data Base Query Form TopoZone -- The Web's Topographical Map
Color Land form Atlas: North Dakota


Newspapers and Periodicals


The Spectrum Index   1896 The Record  Index  1895-1905
It's Happening At State  Index   1967 - 1998 Bison Briefs Index   1917-present
U.S. Gazetteer

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