Mineral County, Montana Genealogy

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'''1914--'''Mineral County was created 7 August 1914&nbsp;from [[Missoula County, Montana|Missoula ]]County.&nbsp;'''County seat: '''Superior <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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'''1914--'''Mineral County was created 7 August 1914&nbsp;from [[Missoula County, Montana|Missoula ]]County.&nbsp;'''County seat: '''Superior <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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Mineral County's population has had it's highs and lows through the years. &nbsp;The 1870 census shows there were 1,646 people, but by 1880 there were only 270; in 1910 the population recovered to 2,900, but by 1930 it dropped to 1,626; in 1960 it rose to 3,037 and to 3,884 in 2000.<br>  
 
Mineral County's population has had it's highs and lows through the years. &nbsp;The 1870 census shows there were 1,646 people, but by 1880 there were only 270; in 1910 the population recovered to 2,900, but by 1930 it dropped to 1,626; in 1960 it rose to 3,037 and to 3,884 in 2000.<br>  
  
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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints: 12 Moats Lane, '''Superior'''  
 
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints: 12 Moats Lane, '''Superior'''  
  
Fold of the Messiah: a Christian church and community, '''Tarkio&nbsp;'''
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Fold of the Messiah: a Christian church and community, '''Tarkio&nbsp;'''  
  
 
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In 1906 the majority of land in Mineral County was proclaimed National Forest. &nbsp;There are 1,226 sections in Mineral County - of this 83.8% belongs to the Federal Government, 2.8% belongs to the State of Montana, 13.4% is privately owned....that leaves about 8% of the land available to the county.
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In 1906 the majority of land in Mineral County was proclaimed National Forest. &nbsp;There are 1,226 sections in Mineral County - of this 83.8% belongs to the Federal Government, 2.8% belongs to the State of Montana, 13.4% is privately owned....that leaves about 8% of the land available to the county.  
  
 
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[http://www.montanarockies.org/mineralcounty_museum.htm Mineral County Museum &amp; Historical Society] - Hours: Tues &amp; Thurs 3:00 - 6:00pm or by appointment
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'''Kay Strombo Private Collection for Mineral County, Montana''' --  
  
301 2nd Avenue<br>PO Box 533<br>Superior, Montana 59872
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Owned by Kay Strombo can be contacted by mrshezzie@blackfoot.net&nbsp;
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; She is glad to share. Contains:&nbsp; obituaries, cemetery records, censuses, and death records for Mineral County.
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==== Societies and Libraries  ====
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[http://www.montanarockies.org/mineralcounty_museum.htm Mineral County Museum &amp; Historical Society] - Hours: Tues &amp; Thurs 3:00 - 6:00pm or by appointment
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301 2nd Avenue<br>PO Box 533<br>Superior, Montana 59872  
  
 
== Websites  ==
 
== Websites  ==

Revision as of 18:31, 26 April 2011

United States  > Montana > Mineral County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1914--Mineral County was created 7 August 1914 from Missoula County. County seat: Superior [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Mineral County's population has had it's highs and lows through the years.  The 1870 census shows there were 1,646 people, but by 1880 there were only 270; in 1910 the population recovered to 2,900, but by 1930 it dropped to 1,626; in 1960 it rose to 3,037 and to 3,884 in 2000.

Alberton Riverbend Superior
De Borgia Saltese Taft
Haugen St. Regis

 

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

DeBorgia Cemetery

Garcie Cemetery

Messiah Cemetery

Potter Family Cemetery

Quartz Cemetery

Saint Regis Cemetery

Saltese Cemetery

Superior Cemetery

Wheeler-Boyes Cemetery

Church

Clark Fork West Church: 75 Abba Lane, St. Regis

New Day Fellowship: 20 Big Creek Rd, Haugen

Seventh-Day Adventist Church: 511 Iron Mountain Heights, Superior

St. Regis Community Bible Church: 401 Main St, St. Regis

Superior Community Church: by Timberman's Park at the west end of Main St., Superior

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints: 12 Moats Lane, Superior

Fold of the Messiah: a Christian church and community, Tarkio 

Court

Land

In 1906 the majority of land in Mineral County was proclaimed National Forest.  There are 1,226 sections in Mineral County - of this 83.8% belongs to the Federal Government, 2.8% belongs to the State of Montana, 13.4% is privately owned....that leaves about 8% of the land available to the county.

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Private Collections.

Kay Strombo Private Collection for Mineral County, Montana --

    Owned by Kay Strombo can be contacted by mrshezzie@blackfoot.net 

    She is glad to share. Contains:  obituaries, cemetery records, censuses, and death records for Mineral County.

  

Societies and Libraries

Mineral County Museum & Historical Society - Hours: Tues & Thurs 3:00 - 6:00pm or by appointment

301 2nd Avenue
PO Box 533
Superior, Montana 59872

Websites

  • 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).