Lake County, Montana Genealogy

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Revision as of 20:38, 6 August 2011

United States  > Montana > Lake County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1923--Lake County was created 11 May 1923 from Flathead and Missoula Counties.  County seat: Polson [1]

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 Jefferson 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

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).