Big Horn County, Montana

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[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Montana|Montana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Big Horn County'''
  
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[http://bighorn.mt.gov/ Big Horn County Courthouse ]<br>121 3rd Street West<br>Hardin, MT 59034<br>Phone: 406.665.1506&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has birth, death, naturalization and land records from 1913; <br>Clerk District Court has marriage, divorce, probate and court records <br><ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 415.</ref>
  
=== County Government Site ===
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== History ==
  
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==== Parent County  ====
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'''1913--'''Big Horn County was created 13 January 1913&nbsp;from [[Rosebud County, Montana|Rosebud]] and [[Yellowstone County, Montana|Yellowstone]] Counties.<br>'''County seat: '''Hardin <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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==== Indian Reservation  ====
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The [[Crow Indian Reservation (Montana)|Crow Indian Reservation]] is primarily located in Big Horn County, with a smaller portion in [[Yellowstone County, Montana|Yellowstone]] County.
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The [[Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation (Montana)|Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation]] is about equally divided in land area between Big Horn County and Rosebud County.
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*[[Big Horn County, Wyoming|Big Horn County, Wyoming]]
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*[[Carbon County, Montana|Carbon]]
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*[[Powder River County, Montana|Powder River]]
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*[[Rosebud County, Montana|Rosebud]]
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*[[Sheridan County, Wyoming|Sheridan County, Wyoming]]
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*[[Treasure County, Montana|Treasure]]
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*[[Yellowstone County, Montana|Yellowstone]]
  
 
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{{Census|Montana}}
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*NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a collection of digitized [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?co=7&s=59 Montana newspapers] online including Billings newspapers that may have reported on residents of Big Horn County. This database is sometimes free at libraries.
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Hardin Montana Family History Center]]
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== Web Sites  ==
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
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*{{FHL|Montana%2C+Big+Horn|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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== References  ==
  
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Revision as of 21:54, 26 November 2012

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Online Records

Contents

County Courthouse

Big Horn County Courthouse
121 3rd Street West
Hardin, MT 59034
Phone: 406.665.1506 

County Clerk has birth, death, naturalization and land records from 1913;
Clerk District Court has marriage, divorce, probate and court records
[1]

History

Parent County

1913--Big Horn County was created 13 January 1913 from Rosebud and Yellowstone Counties.
County seat: Hardin [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Busby Garryowen Muddy Wyola
Crow Agency Hardin Prior
Fort Smith Lodge Grass St. Xavier

Indian Reservation

The Crow Indian Reservation is primarily located in Big Horn County, with a smaller portion in Yellowstone County.

The Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation is about equally divided in land area between Big Horn County and Rosebud County.

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Big Horn County, Montana census records online, see: Montana Census.

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

  • NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a collection of digitized Montana newspapers online including Billings newspapers that may have reported on residents of Big Horn County. This database is sometimes free at libraries.

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

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

References

  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).