Place:McHenry, North Dakota, United States

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NameMcHenry
Alt namesMcHenrysource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates48.25°N 100.617°W
Located inNorth Dakota, United States     (1873 - )
See alsoChurch, North Dakota, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
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McHenry County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Dakota. As of the 2010 census, the population was 5,395. Its county seat is Towner.

The Territorial legislature formed McHenry County in 1873 from part of Bottineau County. The name comes from James McHenry, an early settler of Vermillion, South Dakota. The county government was first organized on October 15, 1884. Before becoming Towner in 1886, the county seat was Villard from 1884 to 1885 and Scriptown from 1885 to 1886. Both former seats are now ghost towns.

McHenry is part of the Minot Micropolitan Statistical Area.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1873 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1873 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1873 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1873 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1889 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1890 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1900 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1905 Marriage 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
1890 1,584
1900 5,253
1910 17,627
1920 15,544
1930 15,439
1940 14,034
1950 12,556
1960 11,099
1970 8,977
1980 7,858
1990 6,528

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