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Ward County, North Dakota

Photo: Andrew S. Carr, Sr. House, ca. 1903, 510 4th Avenue NW, Minot, ND. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984. Photographed by user: Lewijo, 2014, (own work) [cc-by-3.0 (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons, accessed December, 2014.

Ward County Photo


Ward County administrative offices are located at 315 Third Street NE, Minot, ND 68701; phone: 701-857-6499.

What became Ward County (established in 1885 as part of the Dakota Territory) was, prior to 1908, known as Imperial Ward County, the largest in the State at that time. Burke, Mountrail and Renville counties were taken off by 1910 reducing the county to its present size.