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Wells County, ND Public Records

Southeast Judicial District Court
700 Railway St N, #155
Fessenden, ND 58438 www.wellscountynd.com/?id=48&form...
Hours: 8AM-4PM CST
P: 701-547-3122
F: 701-547-3840
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction, Small Claims, Probate, Juvenile, Family
Restricted Records: No adoption, sealed, juvenile, mental health, expunged or dismissed records released
Probate fax is same as main fax number.
Harvey Municipal Court
120 W 8th St
Kiwanis Room
Harvey , ND 58341 www.harveynd.com/police/municipal...
Hours: 7:30AM-5PM M-Th; 8AM-NOON F CST
P: 701-324-2000
F: 701-324-2674
Jurisdiction: Traffic, Infractions, Class B Misdemeanors

Wells County, ND Vital Records

Contact the Wells County Office of the County Recorder if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Wells County
County Recorder
Fessenden, ND 58438 www.wellscountynd.com/?id=48&form...
8AM-N 12:30PM-4PM CST
Phone: 701-547-3141
Fax: 701-547-3719
Recorded Documents

Wells County Vital Certificates

Wells County Vital Certificates

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Wells County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 1,271.28 sq mi
Population (2009): 4,092
  • Females: 51.1%
  • White: 98.5%
  • Black/African American: 0.2%
  • Asian: 0.6%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 0.4%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 98.0%
Population Change (2000-2009): -1,010
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 0.8%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 6.7%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 12.3%
High School Graduates (2000): 72.6%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 13.7%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.25
Housing Units (2000): 2,643
Homeownership Rate (2000): 76.5%
Migration Flow to Wells County, ND from (2007-2008):

Wells County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $116,064
  • Construction: $2,762
  • Retail Trade: $5,704
  • Professional and Technical Services: $619
  • Healthcare: $10,522
  • Banking: $3,776
  • Retail Trade: $5,704
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $1,256
  • Manufacturing: $2,239
  • Farms: $49,210
  • Government: $11,883
Employed (2000): 2,159
Unemployed (2000): 137
Unemployment Rate (2009): 5.8%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $40,024
Local Government Employment (2007): 285
Local Government Revenue (2007): $12,808 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $18 (thou. dol.)

Wells County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 36
  • Per 1,000 population: 8.5
Deaths (2007): 65
  • Per 1,000 population: 15.4
Infant Deaths (2007): 0
  • Per 1,000 population: 0.0

Wells County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 9
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 0
  • Forcible rape: 3
  • Robbery: 0
  • Aggravated Assault: 6
Property Crimes (2008): 67
  • Burglary: 33
  • Larceny-Theft: 34
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 0

Wells County Genealogy Records