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Williams County, North Dakota Overview

Williams County is located in the U.S. state of North Dakota. The county was formed in 1890 and named after Dakota territorial legislator Erastus Appelman Williams. The county seat is Williston. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2016, the county has a population of approximately 34,337 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,148 square miles of which 2,077 square miles is land and 70 square miles is water. Williams County borders the following counties: Divide County to the north; Burke County to the northeast; Mountrail County to the east; McKenzie County to the south; Roosevelt County, Montana to the southwest and Sheridan County, Montana to the west. Williams County has 10 zip codes. The zip codes are 58830, 58843, 58845, 58755, 58849, 58852, 58853, 58795, 58801 and 58856. The most populated zip code is 58801.

Williams County Clerk of Court’s Office Information

In Williams County, the Clerk of Court is responsible for filing and maintaining the following services:

  • Jury duty
  • Criminal cases
  • Civil cases
  • Divorces
  • Collections
  • Child support
  • Probate
  • Small claims
  • Mental health
  • Court appointed attorney
  • Protection orders

    Court records can be accessed online by visiting the North Dakota Supreme Court website. The link is given below:

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

    P.O. Box 2047
    Williston, ND 58802-2047

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

    Williams County Courthouse
    205 East Broadway,
    Williston, ND 58802-2047
    Email: 53clerk@ndcourts.gov
    Phone: (701) 774-4374
    Phone: (701) 774-4376(Child Support Division)
    Phone: (701) 774-4374(Civil Matters/Jury Division)
    Phone: (701) 774-4377(Criminal Division)
    Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

    Williams County Recorder’s Office Information

    In Williams County, the Recorder provides the following services:

  • Record documents affecting title to real property.
  • Maintain reception records, grantor/grantee indexes and a land tract index.
  • Provide passport information.
  • Serve as Passport Acceptance Agent for the county.
  • Provide for the safekeeping of wills.
  • Handle burial transit permits

    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:

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

    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:

    To search land patents or land records, visit the following link:

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

    Williams County Recorder
    P.O. Box 2047
    Williston, ND 58802-2047

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

    Williams County Administration Building
    206 East Broadway
    Williston, ND 58801
    Email: recorder@co.williams.nd.us
    Phone: (701) 577-4540
    Fax: (701) 577-4535
    Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Passport Acceptance Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

    Williams, ND Genealogy and Ancestry Records
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
    Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200926,904
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-2009314
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200982
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009199
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009295
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009312
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-2009928
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-200920
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009856
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009206
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20097,015
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200948
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200929
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20091,733
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009174
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-20099,355
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009297
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200998
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009379
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009198
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009182
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200918
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-200915
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-20091,001
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200917
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200989
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200952
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20092,425

    Williams County Recorder’s Office

    Address: 205 East Broadway, PO Box 2047 Williston, North Dakota 58802-2047
    Phone: (701) 577-4540

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