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

Foster County, North Dakota Overview

Foster County is located in the U.S. state of North Dakota. The county was formed in 1873 and named after either James S. Foster or George I. Foster, brother, and prominent farmers during the territorial days. The county seat is Carrington. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2018, the county has a population of approximately 3,343 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 647 square miles, of which 635 square miles is land and 11 square miles is water. Foster County borders the following counties: Eddy County to the north; Griggs County to the east; Stutsman County to the south; and Wells County to the west. Foster County has seven zip codes. The zip codes are 58421, 58443, 58445, 58455, 58464, 58356, and 58484. The most populated zip code is 58421.

Foster County Clerk of District Court’s Office Information

The Foster County Clerk of District Court is an appointed official. The Clerk of Court performs the following duties:

  • Acts as custodian of books, papers and records filed in the office.
  • Attends each session of District Court.
  • Maintains records of orders and judgments of the court.
  • Draws names of jurors, keeps records of jurors and witnesses for trials.
  • Schedule of court hearings.
  • Maintains exhibits presented in court.
  • Monitors all restitution, fines, costs and fees owed by defendants.
  • Provides birth certificate applications & death certificate applications.

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

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

    The mailing address of the Foster County Clerk of District Court’s Office is:

    PO Box 257
    Carrington, North Dakota 58241

    The physical address of the Foster County Clerk of District Court’s Office is:

    1000 5th St N
    Carrington North Dakota 58421
    Phone: (701) 652-1001
    Fax: (701) 652-1075
    Office Hours: 8:30am-12:00pm & 1:00pm-4:30pm, Monday thru Friday

    Danielle Beckley is the Clerk of Court of Foster County. She can be contacted at (701) 652-1001 or emailed at dbeckley@nd.gov

    Foster County Clerk of Court’s Office Staff:

    Patty Zink, Deputy Clerk of Court
    Phone: (701) 652-1001
    Email: pzink@nd.gov

    Foster County Recorder’s Office Information

    The Foster County Recorder is an elected position with a four year term. The Recorder performs the following duties:

  • Recording of legal documents according to specifications of North Dakota statutes.
  • Maintaining and preserving an archival copy of various legal records for public use.
  • Issuing marriage licenses.
  • Processing passport applications.
  • Administrating and policy functions of the Recorder’s Office.

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

    PO Box 76
    Carrington, North Dakota 58421

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

    1000 5th St N
    Carrington North Dakota 58421
    Phone: (701) 652-2491
    Fax: (701) 652-2173
    Office Hours: 8:30am-12:00pm & 1:00pm-4:30pm, Monday thru Friday

    Lynelle Lyman-Hoppe is the Recorder of Foster County. She can be contacted at (701) 652-2491 or emailed at llhoppe@nd.gov

    Foster County Recorder’s Office Staff:

    Lisa Scanson, Deputy Recorder
    Phone: (701) 652-2491
    Email: lfscanson@nd.gov

    Foster, ND Genealogy and Ancestry Records
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
    Total Ancestries Reported 2005-20094,669
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-2009165
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20094
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-20097
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200945
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200916
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-200937
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-2009193
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-200960
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200920
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20091,882
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20099
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-2009377
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-20091,185
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-200971
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200979
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-200933
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20097
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009208
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200928
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20099
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200912
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-2009140

    Foster County Recorder’s Office
    County Government Office

    Address: 1000 5th St N, Carrington, ND 58421, United States
    Phone: 701-652-2491

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