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Welcome to McKenzie County, North Dakota
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McKenzie County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Dakota. As of 2000, the population was 5,737. Its county seat is Watford City. In terms of area, it is the largest county in the state. The county is named after early North Dakota politician Alexander McKenzie.

Online Data





Church Histories/Records

County Records

Court Records


Family Bibles






School Records

Wills/Probate Records 

Website Updates:
July 2014:  obit for ALTON
April 2012 News Marriage Announcements
Aug 2011: CUMMINS obit
July 2011: News items: livestock epidemics, community news items; gossip/visiting; misc. story re: HALSTEAD; obits for SHORT, TOWNSEND, history piece on the naming of the county
Biographies for NORHEIM, SNYDER, STENEHJEM; List of Cemeteries

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