Explore Nature
The Goose River invites young and old alike to experience nature's finest beauty.
What to Do
A Historic Adventure!
The Hatton Eielson Museum Hangar is a piece of aviation history!
What to See


Welcome to Traill County, North Dakota! Organized in 1875, the county of Traill in eastern North Dakota boasts several small communities with exceptional businesses, tourist adventures and cultural history.

With a population of just over 8,100, Traill County is on the grow! With young families, great housing opportunities and first rate educational and health facilities, our communities have something for everyone.

The county seat is Hillsboro, and the largest city is Mayville.

Employment opportunities


Follow Traill-Steele Joint Information on Facebook for local COVID-19-related information.

Mask mandate

On May 4 the Traill County Commission removed the Traill County mask mandate, moving to a mask advisory. This advisory leaves mask-related decisions to the respected businesses and individuals.

Section 324 Notice

In compliance with Federal Law, the Traill County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) gives notice that the Traill County Local Emergency Operations Plan, which includes the Emergency and Hazardous Chemical Inventory (Tier II) Reports and Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS’s), has been received and reviewed by the Traill County LEPC.

The LEPC has also reviewed the Hazardous Materials Response Plan to prepare for, respond to, and recover from hazardous materials incidents. Appropriate portions of these documents are available for public inspection in accordance with State Law along with the hazardous materials response plan for Traill County at the Traill County Emergency Management Office 118 W Caledonia Ave, Hillsboro between the hours of 8:00a.m. – 4:30p.m. Monday thru Friday. Due to COVID-19, any requests for viewing this information must be made by appointment by contacting the Traill County Sheriff’s Office at 701-636-4510.




Approved forms of identification to vote in North Dakota (NDCC 16.1-01-04.1):

(P.O. Boxes are only for mailing purposes and not accepted for voting)

  1. A North Dakota driver’s license showing your current physical address
  2. A North Dakota non-driver’s ID showing your current physical address
  3. A tribal government-issued ID showing your name, date of birth and current physical address
  4. A long-term care certificate completed by the nursing home

If your identification does NOT have your current physical address, please call the Traill County Auditor's office at 701-636-4458 for information to get it corrected.

**Deadline to correct your information is June 7th, 2022**

Traill County ARPA Funds

Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds Grant Program

As part of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), Traill County has been allotted ARPA funds for distribution and use in Traill County.

The Traill County Board of Commissioners appointed an ARPA Committee to explore the best available options to utilize these funds within the provisions of the Act. Based on guidance from the committee, the Traill County Commission is accepting applications for ARPA fund grants from qualifying entities, provided the requests conform to the guidelines of the American Rescue Plan Act. Traill County ARPA funds are earmarked for use only within Traill County.

See the following guidance for more information:

Voter Information


From museums to nature's splendid display of beauty, to theatre and sports. Traill County offers activities for friends of all ages!


The cornerstone of the present building was laid on June 20, 1906. The cost of the new building was $60,000.


The perfect location for your growing business, with plenty of housing and employment opportunities for those looking to relocate to a growing rural area.