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Grand Forks County, North Dakota Overview

Grand Forks County is located in the U.S. state of North Dakota. The county was formed in 1873 and named after Grand Forks, North Dakota, which in turn was named for its location at the intersection of the Red Lake River and the Red River of the North. The county seat is Grand Forks. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2018, the county has a population of approximately 66,861 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,440 square miles, of which 1,436 square miles is land and 3.1 square miles is water. Grand Forks County borders the following counties: Walsh County to the north; Marshall County, Minnesota to the northeast; Polk County, Minnesota to the east; Traill County to the southeast; Steele County to the southwest; and Nelson County to the west. Grand Forks County has 22 zip codes. The zip codes are 58212, 58214, 58228, 58231, 58233, 58235, 58201, 58202, 58203, 58204, 58205, 58240, 58244, 58251, 58256, 58258, 58261, 58266, 58267, 56744, 58275, and 58278. The most populated zip code is 58201.

Grand Forks County Clerk of Courts Office Information

The Grand Forks County Clerk of District Court is an appointed official. The Clerk of Courts 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.
  • Monitors all restitution, fines, costs and fees owed by defendants.
  • Provides birth and death certificate applications.

    Grand Forks County Clerk of Courts Office Website:

    The physical addresses of the Grand Forks County Clerk of Courts Office are:

    Administration:
    Grand Forks County Courthouse
    124 South 4th Street
    Grand Forks, ND 58206
    Phone: 701-787-2730
    Office Hours: 8:00 AM – 4:00PM, Monday – Friday

    Civil:
    Grand Forks County Courthouse
    124 South 4th Street
    Grand Forks, ND 58206 – 5936
    Phone: 701-787-2715
    Office Hours: 8:00 AM – 4:00PM, Monday – Friday

    Criminal:
    Grand Forks County Courthouse
    124 South 4th Street
    Grand Forks, ND 58206 – 5979
    Phone: 701-787-2700
    Office Hours: 8:00 AM – 4:00PM, Monday – Friday

    Grand Forks County Recorder’s Office Information

    The primary administrative responsibility of the County Recorder is to transcribe and maintain for perpetuity all types of documents which affect title to real property. The land records insure a permanent record of property ownership and complete title. The Recorders Office holds wills for safe keeping. Documents that are recorded include deeds, patents, plats, contacts for deed, mortgages, assignments, satisfactions, releases, easements, oil and gas leases, affidavits and other miscellaneous documents. The copy fee is $1.00 per page and for certified copies the fee is $5.00 for the first page and $2.00 for each additional page.

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

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

    PO Box 5066
    Grand Forks, ND 58206-5066

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

    Grand Forks County Office Building,
    151 South 4th Street,
    Grand Forks, ND 58201
    Phone: 701-780-8262
    Email: garlynn.helmoski@gfcounty.org
    Office Hours: 8:00 AM – 4:00PM, Monday – Friday

    Garlynn Helmoski is the Recorder of Grand Forks County. She can be contacted at 701-780-8262 or emailed at garlynn.helmoski@gfcounty.org

    Grand Forks County Recorder’s Office Staffs:

    Susie Volker
    Phone: 701-780-8263
    Email: susie.volker@gfcounty.org

    Gwen Nihart
    Phone: 701-780-8261
    Email: gwen.nihart@gfcounty.org

    Brianne Hoffman
    Phone: 701-780-8247
    Email: brianne.hoffman@gfcounty.org

    Grand Forks, ND Genealogy and Ancestry Records
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
    Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200989,359
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20091,694
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-2009186
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009167
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-20091,470
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009746
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009714
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20093,879
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009443
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20093,551
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009995
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200922,811
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200968
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-2009149
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20096,335
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-20091,135
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200956
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-200923,189
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-20094,435
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200959
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009918
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009820
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20091,148
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200946
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009275
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-20093,106
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009166
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-2009192
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009170
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-200946
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20097,762

    Grand Forks County Recorder’s Office
    County Government Office

    Address: 151 S 4th St #201, Grand Forks, ND 58201, United States
    Phone: 701-780-8261

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