Burke County


Burke County NDGenWeb is a free genealogical site about the history of the county. We hope you find helpful clues for your research of ancestors and relatives of Burke county.

Please consider contributing your pieces of Burke county family history. Corrections, updates, and additions to this site are always welcome. Our combined efforts can keep this a great site for all who visit!

County Coordinator: Norma Hass normahass01@gmail.com

Co-Coordinator: YOU? Burke County NDGenWeb needs a local co-coordinator to provide more helpful responses to queries. Are you familiar with the area? Do you have a family tree connection to the county? Are you experienced at researching in Burke County? If your answer to any one of these questions is "YES" please consider volunteering to be a co-coordinator. For more information about the position, please review Helps and Resources for CCs and contact the State Coordinator.

State Coordinator: Michelle Savre

Assistant State Coordinator: Mike Peterson


Burke County was included in Imperial Ward County until its division into the counties of Ward, Renville, Mountrail and Burke. Burke County was organized as a county July 15, 1910. The county was named for Governor John Burke, under whose administration it was organized. Bowbells has always been the county seat.

Design by Templates in Time