Lake County, Montana

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.lakecounty-mt.org/ Lake County Courthouse]<br>106 4th Avenue<br>Polson, MT 59860-2125<br>Phone: 406.883.6211&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk Recorder has birth, death and land records<br>from 1923; Clerk Court has marriage, divorce, probate and court<br>records from 1923 and naturalization records 1923-1953<ref name="HB">The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 416.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
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==== Parent County  ====
 
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'''1923--'''Lake County was created 11 May 1923&nbsp;from [[Flathead County, Montana|Flathead]] and [[Missoula County, Montana|Missoula]] Counties.&nbsp; '''County seat:''' Polson <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref><span style="color: rgb(0,43,184); text-decoration: underline" class="Apple-style-span"> </span>
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'''1923--'''Lake County was created 11 May 1923&nbsp;from [[Flathead County, Montana|Flathead]] and [[Missoula County, Montana|Missoula]] Counties.&nbsp; '''County seat:''' Polson <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref><span class="Apple-style-span" style="color: rgb(0,43,184); text-decoration: underline"> </span>  
  
 
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ronan,_Montana Ronan]
 
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==== Maps  ====
 
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*See an [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MT/Lake_County interactive map] of Jefferson County cemeteries and modern-day townships. (Histopolis)
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*See an [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MT/Lake_County interactive map] of Lake County cemeteries and modern-day townships. (Histopolis)
  
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Polson Montana Family History Center]]
  
 
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Revision as of 21:58, 26 November 2012

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Online Records

Contents

County Courthouse

Lake County Courthouse
106 4th Avenue
Polson, MT 59860-2125
Phone: 406.883.6211 

County Clerk Recorder has birth, death and land records
from 1923; Clerk Court has marriage, divorce, probate and court
records from 1923 and naturalization records 1923-1953[1]

History

Parent County

1923--Lake County was created 11 May 1923 from Flathead and Missoula Counties.  County seat: Polson [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Arlee Finley Point Niarada Rollins
Big Arm Jette Pablo Ronan
Charlo Kerr Polson St. Ignatius
Dayton Kicking Horse Ravalli Turtle Lake
Elmo Kings Point Rocky Point Woods Bay

Indian Reservation

The Flathead Indian Reservation comprises most of Lake County. Small portions of the reservation are also in the surrounding counties of Flathead , Missoula, and Sanders Counties.

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • St. Ignatius

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

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

Military

Newspapers

  • NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a collection of digitized Montana newspapers including Kalispell newspapers. 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. 416.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).