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Organized on April 27, 1885

Created by the 1885 territorial legislature from the northern half of Foster County.
Named for Ezra B. Eddy, a Fargo banker who died a few weeks prior to the county organization.

New Rockford Courthouse
County Seat: New Rockford from 1885 to present.

*Sheyenne *New Rockford

Other Populated Places in Eddy County
Brantford * Divide * Dundas * Hamar * Munster

*Bush *Cherry Lake *Columbia *Colvin *Eddy *Freeborn
*Gates *Grandfield *HIllsdale *Lake Washington *Munster
*Paradise *Pleasant Prairie *Rosefield *Sheldon *Superior *Tiffany
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Census Records

Death Records

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History Topics

Marriage Records

Miscellaneous Data

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Obituaries and Death Notices

School Records

Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates:
February 2016: Sheyenne, ND, high school graduates 1902 - 1930: Sheyenne area WWI Veterans; obits for DAELY, CHRISTIANSON, RICHTER, AHRRIS, GUESBADER, MILLER, ALLISON, MILNE.  Marriage Announcements for ARTLEY-DUELL,GERMAN-STENSON,CUNNINGHAM-ANDERSON,CAREY-CONWAY;RASMUSSEN - DUNN

January 2015: History information about the organization of Eddy County and the history prior to organization; Township histories for all 19 Eddy County townships; Bios for Aasen, Crawford, MacLachlan, and Miller; County Sheriffs from 1885 - 1983; New Rockford Postmasters from 1883 - 1981; Church histories for The Evangelical Free Church, The First Congregational Church, First Lutheran Church, Nazarene Church, St. Johns Catholic Church, and United Methodist Church



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