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.


COVID-19 update

The Traill County courthouse, highway department and economic development offices will be closed to the public until further notice. Staff will continue to take phone calls and emails to help taxpayers in any way possible. See the directory for a list of contact information. For a list of statewide resources, see the North Dakota coronavirus page.

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Notice to employers: Be on the lookout for fraudulent Unemployment Insurance claims

Unprecedented claim volumes are driving a dramatic increase in fraudulent unemployment claims across the country – North Dakota included. Click here to learn more about what to look for and how to report suspected fraud.


Traill County residents - don't forget to submit your 2020 Census forms. The estimated loss in funding over 10 years is $19,100 for each person who isn't counted. See https://www.ndaco.org/census for more 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.