The county of McKenzie is located in North Dakota and was founded in 1905. There are 12,621 residents in McKenzie who have access to courthouses in Watford 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 1,744 residents in Watford City, which is 1.4 square miles and 2,119ft above sea level. It was settled in 1914 and is governed by a local government.