Dunn County, North Dakota Area
Area Coordinator: Volunteer Needed
Date Formed: Dunn County was formed in 1883 from Howard County but abolished that same year. It was later added to Stark County in 1897 and finally formed as Dunn County from Stark and Mercer in 1908. The county was named for John Piatt Dunn (1839-1917), an early pioneer of western North Dakota, and later mayor of Bismarck.
County Seat: Manning, 1908-present
Cities, townships and historical communities:
Dodge, Dunn Center, Emerson, Fayette, Halliday, Hirschville, Killdeer, Manning, Marshall, New Hradec, Oakdale, Twin Buttes, Werner, Whetstone
Name Type Source Fayette ND Village History Heritage Review #17-2, pg. 1, 1987 Dunn County, ND, St. Martin's Cemetery Death Register Heritage Review #31-4, pg. 20, 2001
- 50th golden Anniversary 1914-1964 Dodge North Dakota. A tribute to the early settlers of Dodge, Dunn Co., ND.
- Diamond Jubilee 1914-1989 Dodge, North Dakota. Family histories which include some of the later generations.
- Halliday, ND Diamond Jubilee 1914-1989. Histories of some of the early families who lived who lived in Halliday, Dunn Co., ND.
- A Century of Progress by the Czechs of New Hradec, ND
- The Church of Saints Peter and Paul 1898-1998, New Hradec, ND
Cemetery - Information Location Big Beaver Cemetery East of Twin Buttes Dunn Center Cemetery Dunn Center Kyseth Memorial Cemetery Marshall Oakdale Cemetery. North of Killdeer Emerson Cemetery Dunn Center Golgotha Lutheran Cemetery Golden Valley Halliday Cemetery Halliday Holen Cemetery East of Twin Buttes Killdeer Cemetery Killdeer Ridgeway Lutheran Cemetery. NW of Taylor Roshau Cemetery (Index) Rural Dickinson St. John's Lutheran Cemetery Halliday St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery Twin Buttes St. Paul's Cemetery Halliday St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery. Dodge Sts. Peter and Paul Cemetery New Hradec Vang Lutheran Cemetery Dunn Center Werner Cemetery Dunn Center
Homesteader BLM Records
Maps:GRHS Online Map Collection
1906 North Dakota
1921 North Dakota
Search the Letter Archives for Towns in Dunn County
Websites relating to Dunn County:
Dunn County, North Dakota US GenWeb Project
Wikipedia/Dunn County, North Dakota