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Burleigh County, North Dakota

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Official Website

The territorial legislature created Burleigh County on January 4, 1873, annexing territory from Buffalo County. Burleigh was not organized at that time, but the organization was effected on July 16, 1873. Its boundaries were altered in 1879, 1881, 1883, and twice in 1885.

It is the second-most populous county in North Dakota. Its county seat is Bismarck, the state capital. The county was named for Dakota Territory political figure Walter A. Burleigh.

Adjacent Counties

Cities

  • Bismarck
  • Lincoln
  • Regan
  • Wilton (part)
  • Wing

Other Communities

Apple Creek | Apple Valley | Arena | Baldwin | Boyd | Brittin | Burnt Creek | Canfield | Christiana | Clear Lake | Crofte | Cromwell | Driscoll | Ecklund | Estherville | Florence Lake | Francis | Ghylin | Gibbs | Glenview | Grass Lake | Harriet-Lien | Hay Creek | Hazel Grove | Logan | Long Lake | McKenzie | Menoken | Missouri | Moffit | Morton | Naughton | Painted Woods | Richmond | Rock Hill | Schrunk | Sibley Butte | Steiber | Sterling | Taft | Telfer | Thelma | Trygg | Wild Rose | Wilson

Links

Wikipedia

Canfield Lake Nat'l Wildlife Refuge

Florence Lake Nat'l Wildlife Refuge

Long Lake Nat'l Wildlife Refuge (part)

National Register of Historic Places

Genealogy Trails

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