Griggs County, North Dakota
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Griggs County History

Created by the 1881 territorial legislature and organized on June 16, 1882.  
The county was named for Alexander Griggs of Grand Forks who was a Red River steamboat man and local entrepreneur.

County Seat: Cooperstown from 1882 to the present.
court house
Court House at Cooperstown

Cities:
*Binford *Cooperstown *Hannaford

Census Designated Places and Unincorporated Communities:
*Jessie *Sutton * Karnka

Former Town
Mardell
 


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Griggs County Data

 

Birth Records

Census Records

County Records

Death Records

Family Bibles and Records

Marriage Records

Miscellaneous Data

Newspaper Gleanings

Obituaries and Death Notices

Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates:
Aug 2016: obits for COWEN, HEMMINGSEN, JONES, PURINTON, SWANSON, KINGSLEY, NEWTON, SINCLAIR, GRONLIE, LEATVET.  Sick list news for JACKSON.   Marriage announcements for MOFFAT-HASKELL, HAZARD-HOUGHTON, BOLKAN-FORING, LANG-MOFFATT, BARKSON-COUNCILMAN, LIND-OLSON, BYINGTON-SULLIVAN, STORKSON-TUFTE

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Surrounding Counties
Nelson County (north)
Steele County (east)
Barnes County (south)
Stutsman County (southwest)
Foster County (west)
Eddy County (northwest)


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