Mineral County, Montana Genealogy

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County Courthouse


Parent County

1914--Mineral County was created 7 August 1914 from Missoula County. County seat: Superior [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Mineral County's population has had it's highs and lows through the years.  The 1870 census shows there were 1,646 people, but by 1880 there were only 270; in 1910 the population recovered to 2,900, but by 1930 it dropped to 1,626; in 1960 it rose to 3,037 and to 3,884 in 2000.

Alberton Riverbend Superior
De Borgia Saltese Taft
Haugen St. Regis


Neighboring Counties



DeBorgia Cemetery

Garcie Cemetery

Messiah Cemetery

Potter Family Cemetery

Quartz Cemetery

Saint Regis Cemetery

Saltese Cemetery

Superior Cemetery

Wheeler-Boyes Cemetery


Clark Fork West Church: 75 Abba Lane, St. Regis

New Day Fellowship: 20 Big Creek Rd, Haugen

Seventh-Day Adventist Church: 511 Iron Mountain Heights, Superior

St. Regis Community Bible Church: 401 Main St, St. Regis

Superior Community Church: by Timberman's Park at the west end of Main St., Superior

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints: 12 Moats Lane, Superior  Fold of the Messiah: a Christian church and community, Tarkio 



In 1906 the majority of land in Mineral County was proclaimed National Forest.  There are 1,226 sections in Mineral County - of this 83.8% belongs to the Federal Government, 2.8% belongs to the State of Montana, 13.4% is privately owned....that leaves about 8% of the land available to the county.

Local Histories






Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Mineral County Museum & Historical Society - Hours: Tues & Thurs 3:00 - 6:00pm or by appointment

301 2nd Avenue
PO Box 533
Superior, Montana 59872


  • 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).