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Online Records

Sioux 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.

Sioux County, North Dakota
Map of North Dakota highlighting Sioux 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 September 3, 1914
County Seat Fort Yates
Address Sioux County Courthouse
300 2nd Avenue
Fort Yates, ND 58538
Phone: 701.854.3853
Sioux County Website

County Courthouse

Clerk District Court has marriage records from 1916,
burial, divorce, probate, court and land records[1]


Parent County

1914--Sioux County was created 3 September 1914 from Standing Rock Reservation. County seat: Fort Yates [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Indian Reservation

A portion of the Standing Rock Indian Reservation is in Sioux County. The remainder of the reservation is in Corson County, South Dakota

Neighboring Counties

Adams | Emmons | Grant | Morton | South Dakota counties: Campbell | Corson | Perkins




  • 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), Sioux County, North Dakota. Page 526 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).