Montana, United States Genealogy

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Guide to Montana genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

Montana Information[edit | edit source]

Montana is a state in the western United States. There are 56 counties in the state. Montana was the 41st State to join the Union on November 8, 1889. Montana was formed from the Montana Territory. The State Capital is Helena. [1]

Getting Started[edit | edit source]

Getting Started with Montana Research[edit | edit source]

Links to articles on getting started with Montana research.

Montana Research Tools[edit | edit source]

Links to articles and websites that assist in United States research.

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Montana Clickable Map[edit | edit source]

Genealogy records are kept on the county level in Montana Click on a county below to go to the Wiki article listing more information.

Lincoln CountyFlathead CountyGlacier CountyToole CountyLiberty CountyHill CountyBlaine CountyPhillips CountyValley CountyDaniels CountySheridan CountyRoosevelt CountySanders CountyLake CountyMineral CountyMissoula CountyPowell CountyLewis and Clark CountyCascade CountyJudith Basin CountyFergus CountyPetroleum CountyGarfield CountyMcCone CountyDawson CountyRichland County,Ravalli CountyGranite CountyDeer Lodge CountySilver Bow CountyJefferson CountyBroadwater CountyMeagher CountyWheatland CountyGolden Valley CountyMusselshell CountyTreasure CountyRosebud CountyCuster CountyPrairie CountyWibaux CountyFallon CountyBeaverhead CountyMadison CountyGallatin CountyPark CountySweet Grass CountyStillwater CountyYellowstone CountyCarbon CountyBig Horn CountyPowder River CountyCarter CountyPondera CountyTeton CountyChouteau CountyMontana-county-map.gif

Counties[edit | edit source]

Genealogy records are kept on the county level in Montana. Click on a county below to go to the Wiki article listing more information.

Extinct/Renamed Counties: Edgerton

FamilySearch Resources[edit | edit source]

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  1. Wikipedia contributors, "List of US States by Date of Admission," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,, accessed 09/18/2016.