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Dunn County, North Dakota Overview

Dunn County is located in the U.S. state of North Dakota. The county was formed in 1883 and named after John P. Dunn, an early civic leader of Bismarck. The county seat is Manning. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2018, the county has a population of approximately 3,536 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,082 square miles, of which 2,008 square miles is land and 74 square miles is water. Dunn County borders the following counties: Mountrail County to the north; McLean County to the northeast; Mercer County to the east; Stark County to the south; Billings County to the southwest; and McKenzie County to the northwest. Dunn County has 12 zip codes. The zip codes are 58601, 58625, 58626, 58630, 58636, 58638, 58640, 58757, 58642, 58652, 58656, and 58854. The most populated zip code is 58640.

Dunn County Recorder and Clerk of Court’s Office Information

In Dunn County, the Recorder and the Clerk of Court has been combined into one position. The Recorder’s Office is responsible for recording and processing of legal documents related to real estate. These documents or instruments include deeds, patents, plats, contacts for deed, mortgages, assignments, satisfactions, releases, easements, oil and gas leases, affidavits and other miscellaneous documents.

Most county documents such as real estate records can be accessed via the North Dakota Recorder’s Information Network or NDRIN website. This service also allows users to search and print records 24/7. Interested parties can subscribe to NDRIN to gain access to land records. The link is given below:

To know about the filing/recording fee schedule of Dunn County Recorder’s Office, visit the following link:

As, the Clerk of Court of Dunn County, the Clerk is responsible for the following duties:

  • Take charge of all papers and records filed or deposited in the clerk of district court office and maintain and dispose of the papers and records in accordance with N.D. Sup. Ct. Admin. R. 19.
  • Attend sessions of the district court during criminal master calendar proceedings, sentencing proceedings, jury selection, or trials or other civil or criminal proceedings if, after consultation with the judge.
  • Prepare judgments of the court in criminal cases.
  • Comply with and implement procedures consistent with this rule included in the Clerk of Court Manual and other manuals and guides adopted by the Office of the State Court Administrator.
  • Issue all process and notices required to be issued by the district court.
  • Maintain money judgment information in the case management system which includes the name of each judgment debtor, the amount of the judgment, and the precise time of entry.
  • Satisfy all liens and judgments docketed or on file in the office immediately after the satisfaction of the lien or judgment is filed.
  • Maintain information in the case management system regarding civil, criminal, and juvenile actions.
  • Implement financial controls in accordance with judicial branch policies and procedures.
  • Receive, safeguard, and disburse, all money required to be paid to the clerk of district court and maintain required records.
  • Keep other records and perform other duties prescribed by statute, rule, policy, or procedure.
  • Seek the assistance of the Office of the State Court Administrator or the Clerk of the Supreme Court concerning the application of statutes, rules, policies, and procedures governing clerk of district court services.
  • The Clerk of Court also issues marriage licenses and handles passport applications.

You can conduct online searches of district court record information by name, citation number, or case number. Additionally, to pay court fines/fees or traffic citations online, go to:

Dunn County Recorder and Clerk of Court’s Office Website:

The physical address of the Recorder and Clerk of Court’s Office is:

Dunn County Courthouse
205 Owens Street
Manning, ND 58642
Ph. (701) 573-4448
Fax (701) 573-4323
Email: recorder@dunncountynd.orgcourt
Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (MT); 12:00 p.m. To 12:30 p.m. (closed for lunch)

Lisa Guenther is the Recorder and Clerk of Court of Dunn County. She can be contacted at (701) 573-4447 (Clerk of Court Phone) or (701) 573-4443 (Recorder Phone). She can also be reached by email at recorder@dunncountynd.orgcourt or lisa.guenther@dunncountynd.org

Dunn County Recorder and Clerk of Court’s Office Staffs:

  • Steph Kling, Deputy Clerk of Court
  • Rita McClellan, Deputy Clerk of Court
  • Peggy Hendricks, Deputy Recorder
  • Shanna Shervheim, Deputy Recorder

Dunn County Recorder’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 205 Owens St, Manning, ND 58642, United States
Phone: 701-573-4443

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