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{{North Dakota-stub}}''[[United States|United States ]] > [[North Dakota|North Dakota]] > Mercer County''
  
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[http://www.mercercountynd.com/ Mercer County Courthouse]<br> 1021 Arthur Street<br> Stanton, ND 58571<br> Phone: 701.745.3262&nbsp;<br><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1346347314765_976" /><br>Clerk District&nbsp;Court has birth, death and burial records from 1942, <br>marriage records from 1894, divorce and court records from 1906 <br>and probate record from 1898; Register of Deeds has land records;<br> State Archives has naturalization records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Mercer County, North Dakota. Page 525 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
=== County Government Site ===
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== History ==
  
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'''1875--'''Mercer County was created 14 January 1875 from unorganized territory. '''County seat:''' Stanton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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A portion of the [[Fort Berthold Indian Reservation (North Dakota)|Fort Berthold Indian Reservation]] is located in Mercer County. The remainder of the reservation is in [[Mountrail County, North Dakota|Mountrail]], [[McKenzie County, North Dakota|McKenzie]], [[Dunn County, North Dakota|Dunn]], and [[Ward County, North Dakota|Ward]] Counties.
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[[Dunn County, North Dakota|Dunn]] | [[McLean County, North Dakota|McLean]] | [[Morton County, North Dakota|Morton]] | [[Oliver County, North Dakota|Oliver]] | [[Stark County, North Dakota|Stark]]
  
 
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Cemetery transcriptions for cemeteries in[http://odessa3.org/collections/cemeteries/nodak/link/mercernd.txt &nbsp;Mercer] County, providing name, date of birth, and date of death where available.
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
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*{{FHL|North+Dakota%2C+Mercer|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/ND/Mercer/ Mercer County, North Dakota Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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== References  ==
  
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<references />{{North Dakota|North Dakota}}
  
[[Portal:North Dakota|Portal:North Dakota]]
 
 
[[Category:Mercer_County,_North_Dakota]]
 
[[Category:Mercer_County,_North_Dakota]]

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Mercer County Courthouse
1021 Arthur Street
Stanton, ND 58571
Phone: 701.745.3262 

Clerk District Court has birth, death and burial records from 1942,
marriage records from 1894, divorce and court records from 1906
and probate record from 1898; Register of Deeds has land records;
State Archives has naturalization records[1]

History

Parent County

1875--Mercer County was created 14 January 1875 from unorganized territory. County seat: Stanton [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Indian Reservation

A portion of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation is located in Mercer County. The remainder of the reservation is in Mountrail, McKenzie, Dunn, and Ward Counties.

Neighboring Counties

Dunn | McLean | Morton | Oliver | Stark

Resources

Cemeteries

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

Census

  • 1880
  • 1885
  • 1890
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1915
  • 1920
  • 1925
  • 1930

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Mercer County, North Dakota. Page 525 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).