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Benson County, North Dakota

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  • Alice Marie Volesky (1927 - 1927)
  • Herman P Ritterman (1909 - 1998)
    1910 US Census for Township 157, Pierce, North Dakota Frank Ritterman, head,49, born in Iowa, married 17 years. Anna Ritterman, wife, 39, born in Iowa, married 17 years, 8 children born 8 alive in 1910...
  • John Morris Ritterman (1902 - 1982)
  • Pvt. Leonard Francis Ritterman (1896 - 1978)
    PVT US ARMY WORLD WAR ILeonard Francis Ritterman was born on August 7, 1896, in Lansing, Iowa to Frank and Anna Ritterman. He married Marie Anna Doehler on June 7, 1927, in Leeds, North Dakota. He died...

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Overview

Benson County is a county in the U.S. state of North Dakota. Its county seat is Minnewaukan. The county was created on March 9, 1883 by the Dakota Territory legislature, and was named for Bertil W. Benson, a Dakota Territory legislator at the time. The county government was organized on June 4, 1884, and its boundary lines were altered by two legislative actions in 1885.

Sullys Hill National Game Preserve and much of the Spirit Lake Indian Reservation are located within the county.

Adjacent Counties

Cities & Communities

  • Albert
  • Arne
  • Aurora
  • Baker
  • Beaver
  • Brinsmade
  • Broe
  • Butte Valley
  • Comstock
  • East Fork
  • Eldon
  • Esmond
  • Fillmore
  • Flora
  • Fort Totten
  • Harlow
  • Hesper
  • Impark
  • Iowa
  • Irvine
  • Isabel
  • Josephine
  • Knox
  • Lake Ibsen
  • Lallie
  • Leeds
  • Lohnes
  • Maddock
  • McClellan
  • Minco
  • Minnewaukan (County Seat)
  • Mission
  • Niles
  • Normania
  • North Viking
  • Oberon
  • Pleasant Lake
  • Rich Valley
  • Riggin
  • Rock
  • Saint Michael
  • South Viking
  • Tilden
  • Tokio
  • Twin Lake
  • Twin Tree
  • Warwick
  • West Antelope
  • West Bay
  • Wood Lake
  • York

Links

Wikipedia

Benson County Courthouse

Fort Totten

South Viking Norwegian Lutheran Church

Buffalo Lake Nat'l Wildlife Refuge (part)

Sullys Hill Nat'l Game Preserve