Silver Bow County, Montana Genealogy
Guide to Silver Bow County Montana genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
|Silver Bow County, Montana|
Location of Montana in the U.S.
|Founded||February 16, 1881|
|Address|| Silver Bow County Courthouse|
155 W Granite Street
Butte, MT 59701
Silver Bow County Website
- 1 Historical Facts
- 2 Places/Localities
- 3 Resources
- 3.1 Cemeteries
- 3.2 Church
- 3.3 Court
- 3.4 Land
- 3.5 Local Histories
- 3.6 Maps
- 3.7 Military
- 3.8 Newspapers
- 3.9 Probate
- 3.10 Repositories
- 3.11 Taxation
- 3.12 Vital Records
- 3.13 Websites
- 3.14 References
- Parent County: created 16 February 1881 from Deer Lodge. Land was again added from from Deer Lodge in 1917.
- County seat: Butte 
- Neighboring Counties: Beaverhead | Deer Lodge | Jefferson | Madison
LDS Ward and Branch Records
- Butte Dist
- See an interactive map of Silver Bow County cemeteries and modern-day townships. (Histopolis)
- NewspaperArchive.com ($) has a collection of digitized Montana newspapers including Butte and Helena newspapers. This database is sometimes free at libraries.
County Clerk and recorder have birth and death records from 1890, land records from 1881 and military discharge records from 1932; Clerk Court has marriage, divorce, probate and court records
Family History Centers
- Western States Marriage Index includes marriages from 1881-1914
- USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
- Family History Library Catalog
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
- The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 418.