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[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Montana|Montana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Flathead County''' <br>
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.flathead.mt.gov/ Flathead County Courthouse]<br>800 S Main Street; <br>Kalispell, MT 59901<br>Phone: 406.758.5526&nbsp;<br><br>County&nbsp;Clerk and Recorder has birth and death records<br>from 1882, land records from 1884 and burial records<br>from 1893; Clerk District Court has marriage, divorce and<br>court records from 1893 <br><ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 416.</ref>
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A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:
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<br>Montana, Flathead County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
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'''1893--'''Flathead County was created 6 February 1893&nbsp;from [[Missoula County, Montana|Missoula]] County.&nbsp; '''County seat: '''Kalispell <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref><span style="color: rgb(0,43,184); text-decoration: underline" class="Apple-style-span"> </span>
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'''1893--'''Flathead County was created 6 February 1893&nbsp;from [[Missoula County, Montana|Missoula]] County.&nbsp; '''County seat: '''Kalispell <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref><span style="color: rgb(0,43,184); text-decoration: underline" class="Apple-style-span"> </span>  
  
 
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Evergreen,_Montana Evergreen]  
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Evergreen,_Montana Evergreen]  
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_City,_Montana Martin City]  
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_City,_Montana Martin City]  
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==== Maps  ====
 
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*See an [http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/MT/Flathead_County interactive map] of Flathead County cemeteries and modern-day townships. (Histopolis)
  
 
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*NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a collection of digitized Montana newspapers including [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?co=7&s=59 {{nowrap|Kalispell newspapers}}]. This database is sometimes free at libraries.
  
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Kalispell Montana Family History Center]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=205028&subject_disp=Montana%2C+Flathead&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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'''A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:'''
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[[Montana, Flathead County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Montana, Flathead County Records, 1871-1947 (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
  
 
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Revision as of 21:57, 26 November 2012

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Flathead County Courthouse
800 S Main Street;
Kalispell, MT 59901
Phone: 406.758.5526 

County Clerk and Recorder has birth and death records
from 1882, land records from 1884 and burial records
from 1893; Clerk District Court has marriage, divorce and
court records from 1893
[1]

A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:


Montana, Flathead County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

History

Parent County

1893--Flathead County was created 6 February 1893 from Missoula County.  County seat: Kalispell [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Bigfork Hungry Horse Niarada West Glacier
Columbia Falls Kalispell Polebridge
Coram Lakeside Somers
Evergreen Martin City Whitefish

Indian Reservation

A small piece of the Flathead Indian Reservation is in Flathead County. The major part of the reservation is in Lake County. Other small portions are also in Missoula and Sanders Counties.

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

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

Military

Newspapers

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

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

For marriages from 1889-1904 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 

A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:

Montana, Flathead County Records, 1871-1947 (FamilySearch Historical Records)

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 416.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
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