The county of Barnes is located in North Dakota and was founded in 1879. There are 10,926 residents in Barnes who have access to courthouses in Valley City. In general, each county has a full set of courts, from traffic court to superior and appellate court; supreme courts are usually located in the state capital. North Dakota is part of the 8th federal circuit court as well.
There are 6,585 residents in Valley City, which is 3.5 square miles and 1,217ft above sea level. It was settled in 1874 and is governed by a local government.