Grant County, North Dakota Genealogy

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Grant County, North Dakota genealogy and family history research page. Guide to genealogy, history, and courthouse sources including birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, wills, deeds and land records, Civil War records, family histories, cemeteries, churches, tax records, newspapers, and obituaries.

Grant County, North Dakota
Map of North Dakota highlighting Grant County
Location in the state of North Dakota
Map of the U.S. highlighting North Dakota
Location of North Dakota in the U.S.
Founded November 7, 1916
County Seat Carson
Address Grant County Courthouse
106 2nd Ave NE;
Carson, ND 58529
Phone: 701.622.3615
Grant County Website

County Courthouse


Clerk District Court has birth records from 1945, marriage,
death, burial, divorce, probate and court records from 1916;
Register of Deeds has land records[1]


Parent County

1916--Grant County was created 7 November 1916 from Morton County.
County seat: Carson [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Adams | Hettinger | Morton | Sioux | Stark



Cemetery transcriptions for cemeteries in Grant County, providing name, date of birth, and date of death where available.


  • 1920
  • 1925
  • 1930




Local Histories





Probate records, including wills and estates, are at the county clerk's office. See also North Dakota Probate Records.


Vital Records

Birth, marriage, death, and divorce records may be recorded on registers, certificates, or other documents at the county clerk's office. Many records are also being digitized and put online. See North Dakota Vital Records for more information about availability and how to access them.

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Grant County, North Dakota. Page 524 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).