Golden Valley County, Montana Genealogy Guide

Golden Valley County, Montana (Map It) was created on October 04, 1920 from Musselshell County and Sweet Grass County. The county was named probably named in a promotional attempt to lure settlers to the area. Learn More About State of Montana History

Golden Valley County is bordered by Fergus County (north), Musselshell County (east), Yellowstone County (south), Stillwater County (south), Sweet Grass County (southwest), Wheatland County (west).

Golden Valley County Cities and Towns include Lavina, Ryegate. A Map of Golden Valley County, Montana contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Golden Valley County, Montana Courthouse Records

Golden Valley County, Montana Courthouse
Golden Valley County, MT Courthouse

The Golden Valley County Courthouse is located in Ryegate, Montana. Learn More About State of Montana Court, Tax, Land and Probate Records.

Please contact the each clerk's department to confirm mailing address, hours, fees and other information before visiting or requesting information because contact information sometimes changes.  The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH.  The documents are available to interested parties, barring confidential issues.  Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.

The following dates indicates what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Golden Valley county. The date listed for each category of record is usually the earliest registration filed. The earliest date does not indicate that there are numerous records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually registered.

  • Golden Valley County Clerk and Recorder has Birth / Death Records from 1919 and Land Records from 1920. The County Clerk and Recorder responsibilities include but are not limited to, recording and maintaining the majority of all the legal documents relating to real estate records, land descriptions, plats and surveys, county birth and death records and the records of the Board of County commissioners.
  • Golden Valley County Clerk of District Court has Marriage / Divorce Records from 1892, Probate Records from 1920  and Court Records from 1920. The County Clerk of District Court is responsible for all District Court records. These records include Adoption, Civil, Criminal, Dependent Neglect, Domestic Relations, Guardianship, Juvenile, Paternity, Probate and Sanity cases. The clerk also issues, files and records all Madison County Marriage license applications and license.

Golden Valley County, Montana Census Records

  • Learn More: State of Montana Census Records
  • U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1930, 1940
  • U.S. Indian Census Records: 1885-1940
  • State Population Schedules: None
  • U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: None
  • Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: None
  • Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: None
  • Union Veterans Schedules: None

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