|Barnes County North Dakota Cities/Towns - Ashtabula, Cuba, Dazey, Eckelson, Fingal, Kathryn, Leal, Litchville, Nome, North Valley City, Oriska, Pillsbury, Rogers, Sanborn, Sibley, Valley City (County Seat), Wimbledon
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Barnes County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Dakota. As of 2000, the population is 11,775. Its county seat is Valley City.
The Dakota Territory's legislature authorized a Burbank County (named for governor John. A. Burbank) in 1872. But in 1874 they renamed it Barnes County in honor of Judge Alanson H. Barnes (1818-1890) who was an associate justice of the Territorial Court.