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Traill County history

Traill County was established 12 Jan 1875 and organized 23 Feb 1875. The first county seat was Goose River which changed its name in Aug 1875 to Caledonia. The county seat was moved in 1896 to Hillsboro to be more centrally located. The county was named for Walter John Strickland Traill (1847-1938), a Canadian who was employed by Hudson Bay and was a prominent citizen during the early days of the county. Area - 861 square miles.


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BLM Records - Traill County

1880 Census - Images

1883 Census - Veterans and Widows
Traill County Veterans

1900 Census - Images
1910 Census - Images
1920 Census - Images
1930 Census - Images

Traill County Marriage Records

(1876 - 1899)

Grooms - (A - K)
Grooms - (L - Z)

Brides - (A - J)
Brides - (K - Z)

Contributed by G Mohn - Aug, 2001.

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Archived Traill County Queries
Traill County Miscellaneous Queries

Traill County Lookup Volunteers

obits from "The Fargo Forum" newspaper

Traill County Cemetery Index


"Buxton Centennial 1880 - 1980" - Index

Clifford "Prairie Portraits" - Index

Galesburg "Footprints across the Prairie" - Index

"Hatton Diamond Jubilee 1884 - 1959" - Index
"Hatton Centennial 1884 - 1984" - Index

Mayville "Diamond Jubilee 1881-1956" - Index

"Pioneers" - Index
"Portland, 1882-1957" - Index

"Traill County Yesteryears" - Index

Traill County Historical Society
306 W. Caledonia Ave.
P. O. Box 173
Hillsboro, ND 58045-0173

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