Burn Ban 2019
Ban is in effect when the ND Rangeland Fire Danger Rating is in the High, Very High, Extreme and/or a Red Flag Warning has been issued. Burning is allowed when fire danger is in a Low or Moderate rating. Read the full document: 2019 Burn Ban
Check the map before burn: CLICK HER

Burke & Divide County Hazardous Mitigation Plan
We would greatly appreciate if you could review thisplan by clicking the link below.
Please share any input you may have with
Barry Jagger by calling 701-377-4911.
Hazardous Mitigation Plan - Draft1

Burke County, ND

We are located in northwestern North Dakota and were founded in 1910. Burke County is bordered on the north by Saskatchewan, Canada and we have a land area of 1104 square miles with a population of approximately 1970 for a density of about 2 people per square mile.


103 Main St. | Bowbells | North Dakota

The Burke County Courthouse

The courthouse is conveniently located in the town of Bowbells, ND just 69 miles from Minot and 107 miles from Williston.

Courthouse is open Monday - Friday 8:00-4:00
closed for lunch from 12-12:30
and all holidays