Place:Burke, North Dakota, United States

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NameBurke
Alt namesBurkesource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates48.767°N 102.533°W
Located inNorth Dakota, United States     (1910 - )
See alsoWard, North Dakota, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
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Burke County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Dakota. As of the 2010 census, the population was 1,968. Its county seat is Bowbells. It is south from the Canadian border of Saskatchewan.

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History

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Burke County was partitioned in 1910 from what was once known as 'Imperial Ward' County (which covered present-day Burke, Mountrail, Renville, and Ward counties). It is named after John Burke (1859–1937), a politician who served as governor of North Dakota and Treasurer of the United States. The county government was first organized on July 15, 1910; the county seat has always been Bowbells.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1910 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1910 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1910 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1910 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1910 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1910 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1910 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1910 9,064
1920 9,511
1930 9,998
1940 7,653
1950 6,621
1960 5,886
1970 4,739
1980 3,822
1990 3,002

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External links

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