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Kittson County

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County Information

Named after pioneer fur trader and railroad entrepreneur Norman Wolfred Kittson

The county was officially organized on February 25, 1879, having been part of the Pembina District prior to that time. The county also included the western portion of what is now Roseau County until 1894.

County Seat



Arveson Township
Cannon Township
Caribou Township
Clow Township
Davis Township
Deerwood Township
Granville Township
Hallock Township
Hampden Township
Hazelton Township
Hill Township
Jupiter Township
North Red River Township
Norway Township

Pelan Township
Percy Township
Poppleton Township
Richardville Township
St. Joseph Township
St. Vincent Township
Skane Township
South Red River Township
Spring Brook Township
Svea Township
Tegner Township
Teien Township
Thompson Township

Lake Bronson
St. Vincent

East Kittson

 Online Data

Church Histories / Records

County Records

Family Bibles


Miscellaneous Data

School Records

Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates:
Jan. 2013: Obits: DeMars, Forslind, Freeberg, Hales, Murray, Nelson, Sundberg, Vedin
Marriages: Bennett - Remshardt; Davis - Swanson; Everson - Hennum; King - Nicholson; Kopan - Hanson; O'Malley - Henry; Swanson - Anderson
Bios: Alley, Younugren
Community News for Hallock - 19 May 1916, 16 June 1916 & 23 June 1916

July 2013: 1883 Pensioners on the Roll
Jan. 2013: Obits: Bengston, Blomquist, Harstad, Johnson, Mordy, Wass, Winters
Marriage: Dahlgren - Anderson
Births & Birthday News: Booneman, Nelson, Wood
Community News for Hallock - 5 May 1916; 26 May 1916; 4 Aug. 1916 and 30 Nov. 1916

Oct. 2012: Obit: Spencer
May 2012
: Bio: Baker
Apr. 2012: Bio: Parker
Mar. 2012: 1880 Mortality Index; 1908-1915 Death Index
Feb. 2012: WW2 Army Honor List; Bio: Moire; Obits: Benson, Dahlin

Dec 2011: 1885 Census of Clow; List of Cemeteries; gossip news; sick list news for BERGSTROM, marriage announcements for WILLIAMS-HURD, GULLBRANDSON-HFRANKLYN-TAYLOR; Crime news, weather news; Biographical item for HALLOCK, KITTSON, THORFINNSON; Community news describing the county in 1902 Biographies of WW1 Soldiers; Military news for MUNRO

Nov 2008: 1870 Federal Census (Pembina Co) 1910 Federal Census (partial-Caribou Twp)


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