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[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Montana|Montana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Big Horn County'''  
[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Montana|Montana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Big Horn County'''  
Guide to '''Big Horn County Montana genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
== County Courthouse  ==
== County Courthouse  ==

Revision as of 23:31, 11 April 2013

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Guide to Big Horn County Montana genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Online Records

County Courthouse

Big Horn County Courthouse
121 3rd Street West
Hardin, MT 59034
Phone: 406.665.1506 

County Clerk has birth, death, naturalization and land records from 1913;
Clerk District Court has marriage, divorce, probate and court records


Parent County

1913--Big Horn County was created 13 January 1913 from Rosebud and Yellowstone Counties.
County seat: Hardin [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Busby Garryowen Muddy Wyola
Crow Agency Hardin Prior
Fort Smith Lodge Grass St. Xavier

Indian Reservation

The Crow Indian Reservation is primarily located in Big Horn County, with a smaller portion in Yellowstone County.

The Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation is about equally divided in land area between Big Horn County and Rosebud County.

Neighboring Counties




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




Local Histories




  • NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a collection of digitized Montana newspapers online including Billings newspapers that may have reported on residents of Big Horn County. This database is sometimes free at libraries.



Vital Records

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


  1. The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 415.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).