Dickey County, North Dakota Area


Area Coordinator:  Allen Konrad

Date Formed: August 18, 1882

County Seat: Ellendale, 1882-present.

Cities, townships and historical communities:

CITIES: Albertha*, Clement, Crescent Hill*, Dickey, Eaton*, Ellendale, Forbes, Fullerton. Glover (Ulness)*, Guelph (Centralia)*, Lorraine*, Ludden, Merricourt*, Monango, Oakes. Pierson*, Wright*, Yorktown (Empire City)*.
* represents historic or ghost town

TOWNSHIPS: Ada, Albertha, Albion, Bear Creek, Clement, Divide, Elden, Ellendale, Elm, German, Grand Valley, Hamburg, Hudson, James River Valley, Kent, Kentner, Keystone, Lorraine, Lovell, Maple, Merricourt, Northwest, Port Emma, Porter, Potsdam, Riverdale, Spring Valley, Valley, Van Meter, Whitestone, Wright, Yorktown, Young.


Name Type Source
Dickey County ND Dakotas - History HR 22, pg 5, 1978
Dickey County ND - Memories Family History HR 30-4, pg. 12, 2000

Books: (These books are available at GRHS headquarters)

  • A century of memories: Ellendale, North Dakota, 1882-1982
  • A history of Dickey County, North Dakota by Dickey County (North Dakota) Historical Society
  • Atlas of Dickey County, North Dakota by Midland Atlas Company, Inc. (Milbank, South Dakota)
  • Cemeteries of North Dakota, Dickey County (north half including Oakes, N.D.)by Workman, Maxine
  • Cemeteries of North Dakota, Dickey County (south half including Ellendale, N.D.)by Workman, Maxine

Cemetery Information,  Cemetery South Index,
For Members Only  Cemetery - GPS, Location, Photos
Aurdal Lutheran Church Forbes, Ellendale Township
Christ Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery Grand Valley Township
Ellendale St. Helena's Catholic Cemetery  Ellendale
Ellendale City Cemetery Ellendale
Evangelical Cemetery Northwest Township
Finnish Lutheran Cemetery Valley Township
Glover Cemetery James River Valley Township
Forbes City Cemetery Forbes
Fred Templien Cemetery Young Township
Fullerton Catholic Cemetery Fullerton
Hoffnungsfeld Cemetery German Township
Ludden Cemetery Lovell Township
Mapleview Cemetery Fullerton, Maple Township
Merricourt Cemetery Young Township
Monango Cemetery Keystone Township
Oakes View Cemetery Oakes, Bear Creek Township
Our Saviours Lutheran Cemetery Clement Township
St. Ansgar Lutheran Cemetery Wright Township
St. Charles Catholic Cemetery Oakes, Bear Creek Township
St. John's Lutheran Cemetery Potsdam Township
St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery Hamburg Township
St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery Northwest Township
St. Peter's and American Evangelical Cemetery Lorraine Township
Whitestone Battlefield Memorial Whitestone Township


Churches: Histories,Locations & Photos of County Churches

Abundant Life Assembly of God Church
50 6th Avenue South,
Ellendale, ND 58436
(701) 349-5449
Bethlehem Christ Lutheran Church
Forbes, ND 58439
(701) 357-7521
Christ the King Lutheran Church ELCA
713 3rd Street North,
Ellendale, ND 58436
(701) 349-3629
Church of the Nazarene
112 5th Street North,
Ellendale, ND 58436
(701) 349-3833
Church of the Nazarene
11th and Ivy,
Oakes, ND 58474
Evangelical Free Church
517 Main Avenue,
Oakes, ND 58474
(701) 742-2589
Faith Baptist Church
408 South 7th Street,
Oakes, ND 58474
(701) 742-2371
First Assembly of God
44 Main Street,
Ellendale, ND 58436
(701) 349-3451
First Baptist Church
208 1st Street South,
Ellendale, ND 58436
(701) 349-3594
Presbyterian United Methodist Church
421 5th Avenue North,
Ellendale, ND 58436
(701) 349-4007
St. Helena's Catholic Church Rectory
421 2nd Street North,
Ellendale, ND 58436
(701) 349-3297
Seventh Day Adventist Church
720 3rd Street North,
Ellendale, ND 58436
(701) 349-4084 
St. Paul Lutheran Church*
302 2nd Avenue, Ellendale, ND 58436
(701) 349-5313
*There are 3 separate churches/cemeteries by this name in Dickey County, so it could get confusing.
Zion Lutheran Church - Church Office
121 2nd Street South,
Ellendale, ND 58436
(701) 349-4147

Homesteader BLM  Records

Census Records
1900 Images
1910 Images
1920 Images
1930 Images

Maps:  GRHS OnlineMap Collection
1906 North Dakota
1921 North Dakota

Plat Maps
1909 Index

For Members Only Search the Letter Archives for Towns in Dickey County

Websites relating to Dickey County:
Biographies from the 1906 History of Oakes
Dickey County USGenWeb
Name Index for History of Dickey County
Surname Register for Dickey County
Wikipedia, Dickey County, North Dakota