Sanders County, Montana Genealogy

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

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Sanders County, Montana
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Montana
Location of Montana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 7, 1905
County Seat Thompson Falls
Courthouse
Address Sanders County Courthouse
1111 Main Street
Thompson Falls, MT 59873
Phone: 406.827.4392
Sanders County Website



Historical Facts

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Dixon Niarada Plains
Heron Noxon Thompson Falls
Hot Springs Old Agency Trout Creek
Lone Pine Paradise

Indian Reservation

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

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

  • See an interactive map of Sanders 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

Repositories

Courthouse

County Clerk and Recorder has birth, marriage, divorce, probate, court and land records from 1906 and death records from 1907 [2]

Family History Centers

Introduction to LDS Family History Centers

Libraries
Museums
Societies

Taxation

Vital Records

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

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. 418.
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