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{{Montana-stub}}''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Montana|Montana]] > Flathead County''  
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[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Montana|Montana]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Flathead County''' <br>
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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Guide to '''Flathead County Montana genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
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>
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{{MTDC}}
  
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Flathead County
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| county_map =
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| state = Montana
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| state_map = Montana.png
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| latd =
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| longd =
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| founded year = 1893
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| founded date = February 6
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| seat = Kalispell
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| building image =
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| building address = Flathead County Courthouse<br> 800 S Main Street <br>Kalispell, MT 59901<br>Phone: 406.758.5526<br>[http://www.flathead.mt.gov/ '''Flathead County Website'''] }}
  
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A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:
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=== Historical Facts  ===
  
<br>Montana, Flathead County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)
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{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="2"
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|-
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#cccc99" align="center" colspan="6" | '''Beginning dates for major county records'''
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Flathead County, Montana#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Flathead County, Montana#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Flathead County, Montana#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Flathead County, Montana#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Flathead County, Montana#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Flathead County, Montana#Court_Records|Court]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1896*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1892*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1907*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1893</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1893</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1893</center>
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''* For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Flathead County, Montana#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Flathead County, Montana#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Flathead County, Montana#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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|}
  
== History  ==
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*'''Parent County:''' created 6 February 1893 from [[Missoula County, Montana|Missoula]]  
 
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*'''County seat:''' Kalispell <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
==== Parent County  ====
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*'''Neighboring Counties:''' [[Glacier County, Montana|Glacier]] | [[Lake County, Montana|Lake]] | [[Lewis and Clark County, Montana|Lewis and Clark]] | [[Lincoln County, Montana|Lincoln]] | [[Missoula County, Montana|Missoula]] | [[Pondera County, Montana|Pondera]] | [[Powell County, Montana|Powell]] | [[Sanders County, Montana|Sanders]] | [[Teton County, Montana|Teton]]
 
 
'''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 class="Apple-style-span" style="color: rgb(0,43,184); text-decoration: underline"> </span>
 
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places/Localities ==
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=== Resources ===
  
==== Populated Places ====
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==== Biography ====
  
{| width="620" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="0" align="left" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders"
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==== Cemeteries  ====
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bigfork,_Montana Bigfork]
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hungry_Horse,_Montana Hungry Horse]
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Niarada,_Montana Niarada]
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/West_Glacier,_Montana West Glacier]
 
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| [https://beta.familysearch.org/s/search/library_catalog#searchType=catalog&filtered=true&collectionId=&fed=false&page=1&catSearchType=place&searchCriteria=&placeName=Montana%2C+Flathead%2C+Columbia+Falls&author_givenName=&author_surname= Columbia Falls]
 
| [https://beta.familysearch.org/s/search/library_catalog#searchType=catalog&filtered=true&collectionId=&fed=false&page=1&catSearchType=place&searchCriteria=&placeName=Montana%2C+Flathead%2C+Kalispell&author_givenName=&author_surname= Kalispell]
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polebridge,_Montana Polebridge]
 
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coram,_Montana Coram]
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lakeside,_Montana Lakeside]
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Somers,_Montana Somers]
 
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Evergreen,_Montana Evergreen]
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_City,_Montana Martin City]
 
| [https://beta.familysearch.org/s/search/library_catalog#searchType=catalog&filtered=true&collectionId=&fed=false&page=1&catSearchType=place&searchCriteria=&placeName=Montana%2C+Flathead%2C+Whitefish&author_givenName=&author_surname= Whitefish]
 
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|}
 
  
==== Indian Reservation ====
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==== Church Records ====
  
A small piece of the [[Flathead Indian Reservation (Montana)|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.
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==== Court Records  ====
  
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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==== Directories ====
  
*[[Glacier County, Montana|Glacier]]
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==== Emigration and Immigration  ====
*[[Lake County, Montana|Lake]]
 
*[[Lewis and Clark County, Montana|Lewis and Clark]]
 
*[[Lincoln County, Montana|Lincoln]]
 
*[[Missoula County, Montana|Missoula]]
 
*[[Pondera County, Montana|Pondera]]
 
*[[Powell County, Montana|Powell]]
 
*[[Sanders County, Montana|Sanders]]
 
*[[Teton County, Montana|Teton]]
 
  
== Resources ==
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==== Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups ====
  
==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== Gazetteers ====
  
==== Church ====
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==== Genealogy ====
  
==== Court ====
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==== History ====
  
==== Land  ====
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==== Land and Property ====
  
==== Local Histories ====
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==== Maps ====
  
==== 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)
  
*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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==== Migration  ====
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
*NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a collection of digitized Montana newspapers including [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?co=7&s=59 {{nowrap|Kalispell newspapers}}]. This database is sometimes free at libraries.
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:*NewspaperArchive.com ($) 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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==== Obituaries  ====
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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==== Public Records  ====
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==== Repositories  ====
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===== Courthouse  =====
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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<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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===== Family History Centers  =====
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[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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:*[[Kalispell Montana Family History Center]]
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===== Libraries  =====
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===== Museums  =====
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===== Societies  =====
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
For marriages from 1889-1904 see [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].
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===== Birth  =====
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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===== Marriage =====
  
==== Family History Centers  ====
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:*[http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index] includes marriages 1889-1904
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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===== Death  =====
*[[Kalispell Montana Family History Center]]
 
  
== Web Sites ==
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==== Websites ====
  
 
*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.  
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[[Montana, Flathead County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Montana, Flathead County Records, 1871-1947 (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
[[Montana, Flathead County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Montana, Flathead County Records, 1871-1947 (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
  
== References  ==
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=== Places  ===
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{| width="620" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="0" align="left" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders"
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bigfork,_Montana Bigfork]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hungry_Horse,_Montana Hungry Horse]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Niarada,_Montana Niarada]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/West_Glacier,_Montana West Glacier]
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| [https://beta.familysearch.org/s/search/library_catalog#searchType=catalog&filtered=true&collectionId=&fed=false&page=1&catSearchType=place&searchCriteria=&placeName=Montana%2C+Flathead%2C+Columbia+Falls&author_givenName=&author_surname= Columbia Falls]
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| [https://beta.familysearch.org/s/search/library_catalog#searchType=catalog&filtered=true&collectionId=&fed=false&page=1&catSearchType=place&searchCriteria=&placeName=Montana%2C+Flathead%2C+Kalispell&author_givenName=&author_surname= Kalispell]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polebridge,_Montana Polebridge]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coram,_Montana Coram]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lakeside,_Montana Lakeside]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Somers,_Montana Somers]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Evergreen,_Montana Evergreen]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_City,_Montana Martin City]
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| [https://beta.familysearch.org/s/search/library_catalog#searchType=catalog&filtered=true&collectionId=&fed=false&page=1&catSearchType=place&searchCriteria=&placeName=Montana%2C+Flathead%2C+Whitefish&author_givenName=&author_surname= Whitefish]
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|}
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==== Indian Reservation  ====
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A small part of the [[Flathead Indian Reservation (Montana)|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.
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=== References  ===
  
 
<references />{{Montana|Montana}}  
 
<references />{{Montana|Montana}}  
  
 
[[Category:Flathead_County,_Montana]]
 
[[Category:Flathead_County,_Montana]]

Revision as of 16:48, 23 May 2013

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

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Flathead County, Montana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Montana
Location of Montana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 6, 1893
County Seat Kalispell
Courthouse
Address Flathead County Courthouse
800 S Main Street
Kalispell, MT 59901
Phone: 406.758.5526
Flathead County Website



Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Land
Probate
Court
1896*
1892*
1907*
1893
1893
1893
* For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

Church Records

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Maps

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

Migration

Military

Newspapers

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

Obituaries

Probate

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

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[2]

Family History Centers

Introduction to LDS Family History Centers

Libraries
Museums
Societies

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death

Websites

  • 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)

Places

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

Indian Reservation

A small part 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.

References

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