History & Map - Grand Forks County

Created by the 1872-73 territorial legislature and named for the then-village of Grand Forks, which itself was named for its location at the junction of the Red Lake River with the Red River of the North. Grand Forks is home to the County Office Building and the County Court House. Several cities reside in Grand Forks County.

Government Organized: Commissioners were designated in July 1873 but organization was not completed until March 2, 1875.

County Seat: Grand Forks, 1875-present.

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Grand Forks County Office Building, 151 South 4th Street, Grand Forks, ND 58201

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