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

Towner County, North Dakota Overview

Towner County is located in the U.S. state of North Dakota. The county was formed in 1883 and named after Dakota territorial legislator Oscar M. Towner. The county seat is Cando. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2016, the county has a population of approximately 2,263 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,041 square miles of which 1,025 square miles is land and 17 square miles is water. Towner County borders the following counties and rural municipalities: Rural Municipality of Turtle Mountain Manitoba to the north; Rural Municipality of Roblin, Manitoba to the north; Rural Municipality of Louise, Manitoba to the north; Cavalier County to the east; Ramsey County to the southeast; Benson County to the south; Pierce County to the southwest and Rolette County to the west. Towner County has 11 zip codes. The zip codes are 58317, 58324, 58331, 58339, 58346, 58352, 58363, 58365, 58367, 58372 and 58377. The most populated zip code is 58324.

Towner County Clerk of Court / Recorder’s Office Information

In Towner County, the Recorder and Clerk of Court is combined into one position. The position is elected and voted upon every four years. As Clerk of District Court of Bowman County, the Clerk’s main duties include: filing of court documents: civil, probate, small claims, criminal cases, guardianship/conservatorship, name changes, child support, restraining orders, etc. The Clerk of Court also issues marriage licenses and processes passport applications.

The County Recorder is the custodian of land records in the county. The primary administrative duties of this office are recording various types of documents that affect title to real property in the county. Documents include: deeds, mortgages, assignments of mortgage, satisfactions of mortgage, contracts of deed, easements, affidavits, wills, surveys, plats, military discharges, etc.

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

Most documents at the Recorder’s Office are public and can be accessed via the North Dakota Recorder’s Information Network or NDRIN website. For further information on North Dakota Recorder’s Information Network, visit

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:

Towner County Clerk of Court / Recorder’s Office Website:

The mailing address of Towner County Clerk of Court / Recorder’s Office is:

P.O. Box 517
Cando, ND 58324

The physical address of Towner County Clerk of Court / Recorder’s Office is:

Towner County Courthouse
315 2nd Street
Cando, ND 58324
Email: jhoffert@nd.gov
Phone: (701) 968-4340 ext. 3
Fax: (701) 968-4342
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM. And 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Jolene Hoffert is the Clerk of Court and County Recorder of Towner County. She can be contacted at (701) 968-4340 ext. 3 or emailed at jhoffert@nd.gov

Towner County Clerk of Court / Recorder’s Office Staffs:

Kandy Kennedy, Deputy Clerk of Court
Phone: (701) 968-4340 ext. 4

Diana Rance, Deputy Recorder
Email: drance@nd.gov
Phone: (701) 968-4340 ext. 5

Towner, ND Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-20093,242
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-200978
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20098
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-20093
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200927
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200923
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-200930
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-2009157
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-200980
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200921
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20091,053
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20092
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-2009223
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-200915
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20096
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009930
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-200933
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200913
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-200926
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-200954
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200923
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20099
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009128
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200916
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-20099
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-2009114

Towner County Register of Deeds Office
County Government Office

Address: 315 2nd St, Cando, ND 58324, United States
Phone: 701-968-4343

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