Lewis and Clark County, Montana Genealogy

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County Courthouse

Lewis & Clark County; 316 N Park Ave; Helena, MT 59624; Ph. 406.447.8335 Details: (Formerly Edgerton Co. Name changed to Lewis & Clark 20 Dec 1867) (Co Clk has b rec from 1907, d rec from 1895 & land rec from 1865; Clk Dis Ct has m, div, pro & ct rec)

History

Parent County

1865--Lewis & Clark County was created 2 February 1865 as an original county. County seat: Helena [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Augusta Helena Lincoln Marysville

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Helena

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

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

Military

Newspapers

  • NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a collection of digitized Montana newspapers including Butte and Helena newspapers. This database is sometimes free at libraries.

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

For marriages from 1865-1887 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).