The Icelandic settlement in North Dakota began in 1878. The main settlement area was in Pembina County with Icelanders also settling in the western edge of Cavalier County and in the county to the south called Walsh County.
Later, the Mouse River Valley in north central North Dakota was settled. Place names of the area include Minot, Bottineau, and Melankton.
Icelandic Genealogy and History including maps of Icelandic farms, photos, histories, documents, a growing and unique database where you can find your living ‘Cousins Across the Ocean’ and your ancestors, cemeteries, famous ancestors, and a powerful relationship calculator.
Society of North Dakota
Mouse River Loop Genealogical Society north-central Icelandic settlement area
Ox Carts Trails Historical Society for Minnesota and North Dakota
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Saga Islendinga í Norður-Dakota by Thorstina Jackson Walters.
Vestur-Íslenzkar Æviskrár by Benjamin Krístjánsson and Árni Bjarnarson. 4 volumes.
The Icelandic Settlement of Pembina County by Sveinbjorn Johnson.
Modern Sagas, The Story of Icelanders in North America by Thorstina Jackson Walters.
Self-Drive Guidebook of Icelandic Settlement in Northeast North Dakota