Logan County, North Dakota Genealogy

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Logan 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.

Logan County, North Dakota
Map of North Dakota highlighting Logan 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 January 4, 1873
County Seat Napoleon
Address Logan County Courthouse
301 Broadway
Napoleon, ND 58561
Phone: 701.754.2751
Adams County Website

County Courthouse

Clerk District Court has incomplete birth and death
records from 1893, marriage, divorce and court records
from 1890, probate records from 1898, burial records
from 1926 and military records and military records
from 1920; Register of Deeds has land records from 1884[1]


Parent County

1873--Logan County was created 4 January 1873 from Buffalo County. County seat: Napoleon [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Emmons | Kidder | LaMoure | Mcintosh | Stutsman




  • 1880
  • 1885
  • 1890
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1915
  • 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), Logan 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).