Lookup Public Records in Benson CountyNorth Dakota. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.

Benson County, North Dakota Overview

Benson County is located in the U.S. state of North Dakota. The county was formed in 1883 and named after Dakota territorial legislator Bertil W. Benson. The county seat is Minnewaukan. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2018, the county has a population of approximately 6,660 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,439 square miles, of which 1,389 square miles is land and 51 square miles is water. Benson County borders the following counties: Towner County to the north; Ramsey County to the northeast; Nelson County to the east; Eddy County to the southeast; Wells County to the southwest; and Pierce County to the west. Benson County has 17 zip codes. The zip codes are 58325, 58301, 58332, 58335, 58341, 58343, 58346, 58348, 58351, 58357, 58368, 58370, 58374, 58379, 58380, 58381, and 58386. The most populated zip code is 58335.

Benson County Clerk of District Courts Office Information

The Clerk of District Court coordinates all Court hearings and is the custodian of all records in the following areas:

Civil:

  • Property damage
  • Personal injury
  • Malpractice
  • Divorce
  • Custody
  • Adoption
  • Paternity
  • Termination of parental rights
  • Appeals
  • Contract collections
  • Quiet title
  • Condemnations
  • Eviction
  • Foreclosures
  • Change of name
  • Trusts
  • Judgments
  • Conservatorships
  • Guardianships
  • Formal and informal probate
  • Heirships
  • Protection and restraining orders
  • Mental health
  • Child support
  • Juvenile
  • Small claims

    Criminal:

  • Felony
  • Misdemeanor
  • Infractions
  • Administrative
  • Traffic tickets
  • Criminal records searches
  • Monitor all restitution, fines, costs, fees, and attorney fees owed by the defendants.
  • The physical address of the Benson County Clerk of District Courts Office is:

    Benson County Courthouse
    311 B Ave South
    Minnewaukan, ND
    Fax: 701-473-5571
    Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm; 12 Noon – 12:30pm (Closed for lunch)

    Benson County Recorder’s Office Information

    The County Recorder is responsible for recording and processing all legal documents related to real estate. These documents include deeds, mortgages, assignments, satisfactions, liens, leases, plats, letters testamentary, patents, easements, and other related documents. The County Recorder acts as the custodian of vital records of the county. All recordings are open to the public during normal business hours.

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    To inquire about property tax records of Benson County, visit the link below:

    The mailing address of the Benson County Recorder’s Office is:

    PO Box 193
    Minnewaukan, ND 58351-0193

    The physical address of the Benson County Recorder’s Office is:

    Benson County Courthouse
    311 B Ave South
    Minnewaukan, ND
    Phone: at 701-473-5332
    Fax: 701-473-5571
    Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm; 12 Noon – 12:30pm (Closed for lunch)

    Rhoda Pfeifer, Director of the Recorder’s Office of Benson County. She can be contacted at 701-473-5332 or emailed at rpfeifer@nd.gov

    Benson County Recorder’s Office Staff:

    Renee Haagenson, Deputy Recorder
    Email: rhaagenson@nd.gov

    Benson County Treasurer’s Office Information

    Bonnie Erickson is the County Treasurer/Auditor. She can be emailed at bserickson@nd.gov.

    The mailing address of the Benson County Treasurer’s Office is:

    PO Box 204
    Minnewaukan, ND 58351-0193

    The physical address of the Benson County Treasurer’s Office is:

    Benson County Courthouse
    311 B Ave South
    Minnewaukan, ND
    Phone: 701-473-5458
    Fax: 701-473-5571
    Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm; 12 Noon – 12:30pm (Closed for lunch)

    Email: bensontreasurer@nd.gov.

    Benson County Treasurer’s Office Staff:

    Lisa Lauckner, Deputy Treasurer
    Email: llauckner@nd.gov

    Michele Anderson, Clerk
    Email: mitanderson@nd.gov

    Benson, ND Genealogy and Ancestry Records
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
    Total Ancestries Reported 2005-20098,532
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-200944
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200926
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200948
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200952
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-200955
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-2009179
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-200910
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009422
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009198
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20091,318
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20092
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-2009371
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-200926
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20098
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-20091,599
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-200931
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200914
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200974
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-200933
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-200932
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20094
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009353
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200914
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-200910
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20093,495

    Benson County Recorder’s Office
    Phone: 701-473-5332

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