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Hettinger County, North Dakota

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The Dakota Territory legislature created the county on March 9, 1883. The county name was chosen by territorial legislator Erastus A. Williams, to honor his father-in-law, Mathias K. Hettinger (1810-1890), who had been a banker and public figure in Freeport, Illinois.

Adjacent Counties

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  • Bentley
  • Burt
  • Mott (County Seat)
  • New England
  • Regent

Other Townships: Acme, Alden, Ashby, Baer, Beery, Black Butte, Brittian, Campbell, Cannon Ball, Castle Rock, Chilton, Clark, Farina, Havelock, Highland, Indian Creek, Kennedy, Kern, Kunze, Madison, Merrill, Mott, New England, Odessa, Rifle, St. Croix, Solon, Steiner, Strehlow, Tepee Butte, Wagendorf and Walker


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