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

McLean County, North Dakota Overview

McLean County is located in the U.S. state of North Dakota. The county was formed in 1883 and named after John A. McLean, first mayor of Bismarck, North Dakota. The county seat is Washburn. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2016, the county has a population of approximately 9,729 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,328 square miles of which 2,111 square miles is land and 217 square miles is water. McLean County borders the following counties: Ward County to the north; McHenry County to the northeast; Sheridan County to the east; Burleigh County to the southeast; Oliver County to the south; Mercer County to the southwest; Dunn County to the west and Mountrail County to the northwest.McLean County has 18 zip codes. The zip codes are 58716, 58723, 58531, 58735, 58540, 58759, 58559, 58763, 58770, 58771, 58565, 58775, 58778, 58779, 58575, 58576, 58577 and 58579. The most populated zip code is 58540.

McLean County District Courts Office Information

The Clerk of District Court is responsible for the following duties:

  • Acts as custodian of records filed in the office.
  • Serves at the direction of the District Court Judge.
  • Assists in District Court trials.
  • Keeps records of orders and judgments of the court.

    The mailing address of the McLean County District Courts Office is:

    P.O. Box 1108
    Washburn, ND 58577

    The physical address of the McLean County District Courts Office is:

    712 5th Avenue
    Washburn, ND 58577
    Email: cbailey@ndcourts.gov
    Phone: (701)462-8541
    Fax: (701)462-8212
    Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

    Catherine Bailey is the Clerk of District Courts of McLean County. She can be contacted at (701) 462-8541 Ext.829 or emailed at cbailey@ndcourts.gov

    McLean County District Courts Office Staffs:

    Chris Buske, Deputy
    Email: cbuske@nd.gov
    Phone: (701) 462-8541 Ext.821

    McLean County District Courts Office Staff:

    Mary Ann Anderson, Deputy Clerk of Court

    McLean County Recorder’s Office Information

    The Recorder acts as a custodian of all land records in the county and must process a large variety of instruments. The documents include all varieties of deeds, instruments of conveyance, probate instruments, mortgages/mechanics liens and other lien-type instruments, easements involving utility companies and highway rights-of-way, oil and gas, coal, gravel and farm lease, contracts for deeds, satisfactions/releases of mortgages, affidavits and many other documents. As of 2015, the Recorder’s Office has started offering passport services as well as issuing marriage licenses to the citizens of McLean County. Previously, these duties were performed by the Clerk of Court’s office.

    Online access to the McLean County Recorder’s land records is available through the North Dakota Recorders Information Network (NDRIN). McLean County’s records are available online from January 1, 1997 to present. The link to North Dakota Recorders Information Network (NDRIN) is given below:

    The complete filing/recording fee schedule of Recorder’s Office can be found in the following link:

    For further information regarding birth certificate request/application form and fees, visit the following link:

    For additional information regarding death certificate request/application form and fees, visit the following link:

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

    P.O. Box 1108
    Washburn, ND 58577

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

    712 5th Avenue
    Washburn, ND 58577
    Email: baknutson@nd.gov
    Phone: (701) 462-8541
    Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

    Beth A Knutsonis the County Recorder of McLeanCounty. She can be contacted at (701) 462-8541 Ext.825 or emailed at baknutson@nd.gov

    McLean County Recorder’s Office Staffs:

    Heidi J Anderson, Deputy
    Email: hjanderson@nd.gov
    Phone: (701) 462-8541 Ext.826

    Pandora Hummel, Deputy
    Email: pahummel@nd.gov
    Phone: (701) 462-8541 Ext.827

    Cassandra Goetz, Data Entry Clerk
    Email: cbgoetz@nd.gov
    Phone: (701) 462-8541 Ext.823

    McLean, ND Genealogy and Ancestry Records
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
    Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200911,092
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-2009181
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20092
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200913
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200974
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009135
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009111
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-2009430
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-200914
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009226
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200918
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20094,806
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20092
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200910
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-2009474
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-200955
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-20092,228
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-200984
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009230
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-200956
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-200972
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20095
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009557
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200911
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-2009182
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200936
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20095
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-2009892

    McLean County Recorder’s Office

    Address: 712 5th Avenue PO Box 1108 Washburn, ND 58577
    Phone: (701) 462-8541

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