Bottineau County, North Dakota
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Bottineau County History

The Territorial legislature identified Bottineau as one of the original counties of the territory in 1872 but it wasn't organized until July 17, 1884, at a meeting in Bottineau. It is named for Pierre Bottineau (c. 1814-1895), a Metis pioneer, hunter, and trapper who became a successful land speculator.

Its county seat is Bottineau.

Bottineau is well known for its winter park, snowmobiling and ice fishing.

(source: Wikipedia)

Cities and Unincorporated Communities
Antler * Barton * Bottineau * Carbury * Dunning * Eckman * Gardena * Grano * Kramer * Kuroki * Lake Metigoshe
* Landa * Lansford * Lockwood * Maxbass * Metigoshe * Newberg * Newburg * Omemee * Ostby * Overly * Roth
* Russell * Souris * Westhope * Willow City


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Bottineau County Data


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County Records

Death Records

Family Bibles and Records

Marriage Records

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Obituaries and Death Notices

School Records

Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates:
Sep 2016:  Obits for DAGNER, KIRK, MARUCHECK.  bio for JEANNOTTE.  Early Settlers of 1883





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Surrounding Counties
Rolette (east)
Pierce (southeast)
McHenry (south)
Renville (west) 

Below located in Saskatchewan and Manitoba, Canada (north)
Argyle No. 1 * Edward * Arthur * Brenda * Winchester * Morton

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