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Burleigh County, North Dakota


The Burleigh County Courthouse is located at 514 East Thayer Avenue, Bismarck, ND 58503; phone: 701-222-6690.

The county is named for Walter A. Burleigh, an Indian trader and agent, delegate to Congress and a contractor for the construction of the Northern Pacific Railroad Company for 50 miles east from Bismarck. [Colonel Clement A. Lounsberry, Early History of North Dakota, Liberty Press, Washington, D.C., 1919]