Carbon County, Montana Genealogy

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Guide to Carbon County Montana genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Carbon County, Montana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Montana
Location of Montana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 4, 1895
County Seat Red Lodge
Courthouse
Address Carbon County Courthouse
PO Box 948
Red Lodge, MT 59068
Phone: 406.446.1225
Carbon County Website


County Courthouse

County Clerk has birth records from 1878,
death records from 1903, marriage, divorce,
probate court and land records from 1895
[1]

History

Parent County

1895--Carbon County was created 4 March 1895 from Park, Yellowstone, and Custer Counties.
County seat: Red Lodge [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Bearcreek Edgar Luther Roscoe
Belfry Fox Red Lodge Silesia
Boyd Fromberg Roberts Warren
Bridger Joliet Rockvale Washoe

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Carbon County, Montana Genealogy census records online, see: Montana Census.

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Belfry

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

  • NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a collection of digitized Montana newspapers including Billings newspapers that may include residents of Carbon County. This database is sometimes free at libraries.

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

For marriages from 1895-1896 see Western States Marriage Index.

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. 415.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
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