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== County Courthouse  ==
== County Courthouse  ==
Chouteau County; 1308 Franklin St; Fort Benton, MT 59442; Ph. 406.622.5151 Details: (Co Clk has b &amp; d rec from 1895, bur rec &amp; land rec from 1878; Clk Cts has m rec from 1888, div &amp; ct rec from 1879 &amp; pro rec from 1892) <br>
Chouteau County Courthouse<br> 1308 Franklin Street<br> Fort Benton, MT 59442<br> Phone: 406.622.5151&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has birth and death records from 1895, <br>burial records and &nbsp;land&nbsp;from 1878; Clerk Courts has <br>marriage records from 1888, divorce and court records<br> from 1879 &amp; pro rec from 1892 <br>
[[Image:Chouteau County Montana Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px]]
[[Image:Chouteau County Montana Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px|Chouteau County Montana Courthouse.jpg]]
== History  ==
== History  ==

Revision as of 19:12, 12 September 2012

United States  > Montana > Chouteau County

County Courthouse

Chouteau County Courthouse
1308 Franklin Street
Fort Benton, MT 59442
Phone: 406.622.5151 

County Clerk has birth and death records from 1895,
burial records and  land from 1878; Clerk Courts has
marriage records from 1888, divorce and court records
from 1879 & pro rec from 1892

Chouteau County Montana Courthouse.jpg


Parent County

1865--Chouteau County was created 2 February 1865 as an original county. County seat: Fort Benton

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Boneau Carter Highwood
Big Sandy Fort Benton Loma
Box Elder Geraldine Parker School

Indian Reservation

The Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation is located primarily in Hill County, with a smaller portion in northeastern Chouteau County.

Neighboring Counties




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


LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Fort Benton



Local Histories


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





Vital Records

For marriages from 1881-1900 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