Covid-19 Courthouse Update

The Burke County Courthouse will remain closed to the public, excpet by appointment.
Please contact the department you have business with to schedule an appointment and begin the screening process.

For more information please click here to be taken to the Covid-19 page

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.

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 8:00-4:00pm

Closed for lunch from 12:00-12:30pm

and all holidays