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Rolette County, North Dakota

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  • Pvt. (USA), William Boyd Swonger (1844 - 1917)
    Company K 86 Ohio InfantrySwonger, William BATTLE UNIT NAME: 86th Regiment, Ohio Infantry SIDE: Union COMPANY: KSOLDIER'S RANK IN: Private SOLDIER'S RANK OUT: Private ALTERNATE NAME: FILM NUMBER: M552 ...

Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Rolette County, North Dakota.

The Dakota Territory legislature created the county on January 4, 1873. It was named for Joseph Rolette Jr., a fur trader and political figure from Pembina.

The International Peace Garden is located in the northwest corner of the county along the Canada–United States border.

Adjacent Counties & Provinces

Cities, Townships & Communities

  • Agate
  • Belcourt
  • Carpenter
  • Dunseith
  • East Dunseith
  • Fonda
  • Green Acres
  • Holmes
  • Kelvin
  • Kohlmeier
  • Maryville
  • Mylo
  • Nanson
  • Rolette
  • Rolla (County Seat)
  • St. John
  • San Haven
  • Shell Valley
  • South Valley
  • Thorne



Genealogy Trails

Lords Lake Nat'l Wildlife Refuge (part)

Rabb Lake Nat'l Wildlife Refuge

School Section Lake Nat'l Wildlife Refuge

Willow Lake Nat'l Wildlife Refuge