Garfield County, Montana Genealogy Guide2016-06-20T20:34:05+00:00

Garfield County, Montana Genealogy Guide

Garfield County, Montana (Map It) was created on February 07, 1919 from Dawson County. The county was named in honor of James A. Garfield (1831 - 1881), the twentieth President of the United States. Learn More About State of Montana History

Garfield County is bordered by Phillips County (north), Valley County (north), McCone County (east), Prairie County (east), Custer County (south), Rosebud County (south), Petroleum County (west).

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

Garfield County, Montana Courthouse Records

Garfield County, Montana Courthouse
Garfield County, MT Courthouse

The Garfield County Courthouse is located in Jordan, 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 Garfield 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.

  • Garfield County Clerk and Recorder has Birth / Death Records from 1911 / 1917 and Land Records from 1919. 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.
  • Garfield County Clerk of District Court has Marriage / Divorce Records from 1919, Probate Records from 1919 and Court Records from 1919. 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.

Garfield 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

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