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Musselshell County, Montana (Map It) was created on February 11, 1911 from Fergus County, Meagher County and Yellowstone County. The county was named for the Musselshell River, named in turn by the Lewis and Clark Expedition presumably due to mussels found on its banks. Learn More About State of Montana History
Musselshell County Cities and Towns include Roundup, Melstone. A Map of Musselshell County, Montana contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Musselshell County, Montana Courthouse Records
Musselshell County, MT Courthouse
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 Musselshell 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.
- Musselshell County Clerk and Recorder has Birth / Death Records from 1911 and Land Records from 1911. 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.
- Musselshell County Clerk of District Court has Marriage / Divorce Records from 1895, Probate Records from 1911 and Court Records from 1911 . 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.
Musselshell County, Montana Census Records
- Learn More: State of Montana Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1920, 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
Musselshell County, Montana Vital Records
- Learn More: State of Montana Vital Records
- Birth and Death Records: from late 1907 to present
- Marriage and Divorce Records: indexes from July 1943 to present. Copies of marriage and divorce records are available from the Clerk of District Court.
- Locations: Montana Office of Vital Statistics
- Vital Records Online: USAVital, VitalChek or Social Security Death Index
- Vital Records by Mail: Birth Certificate, Death Certificate Applications.
- In Person: Office of Vital Statistics, MT Dept. of Public Health and Human Services, 111 North Sanders, Rm 209, Helena, MT 59604-4210; (406) 444-2685
Musselshell County, Montana Resources
- Upper Musselshell Historical Society / Museum
- Musselshell County, Montana Message Boards
- Musselshell County, Montana Genealogy Forum