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County Courthouse

Beaverhead County Courthouse
S Pacific Cluster 3
Dillon, MT 59725
Phone: 406.683.2642 

County Clerk has birth records from 1902, death records
from 1901 and land records from 1864; Clerk District County
Court has divorce, probate and court records


Parent County

1865--Beaverhead County was created 2 February 1865 as an original county.  County seat: Dillon [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Armstead Glen Lakeview Wisdom
Bannack Glendale Lima Wise River
Dell Greenwood Lion City
Dillon Jackson Polaris

Neighboring Counties




For tips on accessing Beaverhead County, Montana Genealogy census records online, see: Montana Census.


LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Dillon



Local Histories


  • See an interactive map of Beaverhead County cemeteries and modern-day townships. (Histopolis)



  • ($) has a collection of digitized Montana newspapers including Butte and Helena newspapers that may include residents of Beaverhead County. This database is sometimes free at libraries.



Vital Records

For marriages from 1875-1903 see Western States Marriage Index.

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog


  1. The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 415.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).

Beaverhead County; S Pacific Cluster 3; Dillon, MT 59725; Ph. 406.683.2642 Details: (Co Clk has b rec from 1902, d rec from 1901 & land rec from 1864; Clk Dis Ct has div, pro & ct rec)


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