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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.

Oliver and Gertrude Lundquist House

Oliver and Gertrude Lundquist House, circa 1921, located at 622 West Thayer Street, Bismarck. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1976. Photographed by wij=kipedia User: Jim Roberts own work), 2017, [cc-4.0], via Wikimedia Commons, accessed July, 2022.


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]