Big Horn County, Montana Genealogy

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Revision as of 19:34, 6 August 2011

United States  > Montana > Big Horn County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1913--Big Horn County was created 13 January 1913 from Rosebud and Yellowstone Counties.
County seat: Hardin [1]

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

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

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).