Cascade County, Montana Genealogy

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United States  > Montana > Cascade County

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County Courthouse

On September 12, 1887, "An Act Creating Cascade County, its Boundaries, provisions for its organization and the officers to fill the various positions until the first election," was passed by the Territorial Legislative Assembly. Cascade County had been formed from parts of Meagher, Choteau and Lewis and Clarke* Counties. Great Falls was designated as the County Seat until otherwise determined by law. Included in the Act were portions of debts incurred by the original counties that would be paid by Cascade County,money transfers from county treasurers to be paid to the Cascade County Treasurer for the support of schools in the new county, provisions for the election of county officials, and the powers and duties of the officials. [1]
*As was spelled in the 1887 Montana Code Book.


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History

Parent County

1887--Cascade County was created 12 September 1887 from Chouteau, Meagher, and Lewis and Clark Counties.
County seat: Great Falls [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

For marriages from 1887-1890 see Western States Marriage Index.

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

  1. Information from http://www.co.cascade.mt.us/?p=aboutus
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).