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Bottineau County, North Dakota

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Official Website

The Territorial legislature identified Bottineau as one of the original counties of the territory. on January 4, 1873. Its organization was effected on July 17, 1884. It is named for Pierre Bottineau (c.1814-1895), a Métis pioneer, hunter, and trapper who became a successful land speculator.

Adjacent Counties & Provinces


  • Antler
  • Bottineau (County Seat)
  • Gardena
  • Kramer
  • Landa
  • Lansford
  • Maxbass
  • Newburg
  • Overly
  • Souris
  • Westhope
  • Willow City

List of Townships & Communities



J. Clark Salyer National Wildlife Refuge (part)

Lords Lake National Wildlife Refuge (part)

Genealogy Trails


USGW Archives