Sheridan County North Dakota History


We would like to begin collecting a little of the history of the towns and people of Sheridan County. If you would like to volunteer to write an article about a particular town, person, or family, please email Michelle Savre. Articles of any length will be accepted. You will receive full credit for your contribution, and the satisfaction of knowing you made a worthwhile contribution to your fellow Sheridan researchers.

Established 4 Jan 1873 - no settlement occurred and it was absorbed by McLean County. In the 1908 election it was voted to recreate the county from the eastern part of McLean. Reoganized Jan 1909 with county seat at McClusky. Named for Gen Philip Henry Sheridan (1831-1888) of Civil War fame.
Area 988.6 square miles.
2000 population -- 1,710.

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