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Oliver County,
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Oliver county was created by the 1885 territorial legislature and was organized on May 18, 1885. It was named for Harry S. Oliver of Lisbon, North Dakota ( 1855-1909 ), a Republican politician and member of the House of Representatives. Sanger (Raymond) was the county seat from 1885 to 1902 and Center became the county seat in 1902.


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Church Histories/Records

County Records

Court Records


Family Bibles

Forgotten Towns






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Website Updates: April 2012 obit for Charles Anderson - Marriage Announcements- County History
July 2010: Biography for HICKLE; List of Cemeteries; Index to Naturalization Records
Previous Update:
Military Records


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