The State Archives is the offical repository and archives for historical local government records for the 53 counties in North Dakota. A map of the counties is below. While the State Archives has records from many counties, townships, and municipalities, please also check with the local governments where records can be located. County office contact information is available at the North Dakota Association of Counties website.
Click a county on the map below to view its local government records.
612 East Boulevard Ave.
Bismarck, North Dakota 58505
Museum Store: 8am - 5pm M-F; Sat. & Sun. 10am - 5pm.
State Archives: 8am - 4:30pm., M-F, except legal holidays, and 2nd Sat. of each month, 10am - 4:30 pm.
State Historical Society offices: 8am - 5pm M-F, except legal holidays.
phone: (701) 328-2666
fax: (701) 328-3710