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

Burleigh County, North Dakota Overview

Burleigh County is located in the U.S. state of North Dakota. The county was formed in 1873 and named after Walter A. Burleigh (1820–1896), territorial delegate to Congress. The county seat is Bismarck. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2018, the county has a population of approximately 81,308 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,668 square miles, of which 1,633 square miles is land and 36 square miles is water. Burleigh County borders the following counties: Sheridan County to the north; Kidder County to the east; Emmons County to the south; Morton County to the southwest; Oliver County to the west; and McLean County to the northwest. Burleigh County has 12 zip codes. The zip codes are 58521, 58501, 58503, 58504, 58505, 58532, 58558, 58560, 58477, 58572, 58579, and 58494. The most populated zip code is 58501.

Burleigh County Recorder’s Office Information

The County Recorder is responsible for filing and recording documents that pertain to personal and real property. The office is also charged to maintain a permanent record of documents which can include, but is not limited to: deeds, mortgages, leases, easements, plats, crop liens, state and federal tax liens, and a variety of other miscellaneous instruments. Other duties include maintaining non-judicial records, serve as a passport acceptance facility, and issue marriage licenses. In addition, the County Recorder may officiate civil marriage ceremonies.

Most of these records are open to the public and have been digitized to be viewed on computers in the office or on the North Dakota Recorders Information Network (NDRIN) website by members. The records can be viewed by visiting the following link:

There are some North Dakota Recording Requirements for recording land documents. The filing/recording fee schedule of the County Recorder’s Office can be found in the link below:

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

PO Box 5518
Bismarck, ND 58506-5518

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

221 N 5th St
Bismarck, ND 58501
Phone: (701) 222-6749
Fax: (701) 222-6717
Office Hours: Office hours: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Monday – Friday

Debbie Kroshus is the Recorder of Burleigh County. She can be contacted at (701) 222-6749 or emailed at dkroshus@nd.gov

Burleigh County Recorder’s Office Staffs:

Melissa Hanson, Deputy Recorder
Email: mshanson@nd.gov

Brandi Chaput, Administrative Assistant II
Email: bchaput@nd.gov

Burleigh County Recorder’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 221 N 5th St, Bismarck, ND 58501, United States
Phone: 701-222-6749

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