Place:Rolette, North Dakota, United States

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NameRolette
Alt namesRolettesource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates48.783°N 99.8°W
Located inNorth Dakota, United States     (1873 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Rolette County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Dakota. As of the 2010 census, the population was 13,937. Its county seat is Rolla. The International Peace Garden is located in the northwest corner of the county along the Canadian border of Manitoba.

The county was created by the 1872-73 territorial legislature and named for Joseph Rolette, Jr., a fur trader and politician from Pembina. The county government was first organized on October 14, 1884. Before becoming Rolla, the county seat was Dunseith from 1884 to 1885 and St. John from 1885 to 1889.

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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
1884 Marriage 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
1890 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1894 Birth 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 2,427
1900 7,995
1910 9,558
1920 10,061
1930 10,760
1940 12,583
1950 11,102
1960 10,641
1970 11,549
1980 12,177
1990 12,772

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External links

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