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Jefferson County, Montana

Jefferson County was created on February 02, 1865 from Montana Territory as a Original County.

Currently the Jefferson County Seat is located in Boulder additionally, the county government website is

Areas surrounding Jefferson County are Lewis and Clark CountyBroadwater CountyGallatin CountyMadison CountySilver Bow CountyDeer Lodge CountyPowell County.

Jefferson County includes Federal Census Schedules to guide in exploring your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are present for 18701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

Jefferson Co. Mortality Schedules can be acquired for 1870 and 1880. Jefferson Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules is available for 1870 and 1880. Jefferson Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be acquired for 1890. There are free online and printable census forms to aid with your research.

Jefferson County Society and Family History Resources

A list of Jefferson County Historical  and Genealogical Societies, Forums, Message Boards, Libraries, Archives.

Jefferson County Courthouse and Government Records

Researchers frequently fail to notice the value of Jefferson County court, probate, and land documents as a source of ancestry and genealogy information and facts. Hidden away in Montana courthouses and archives just about everywhere are the ambitions and frustrations of many Montana men and women.

The odds are excellent that your potential forefathers have left a in-depth document of at least a few factors of their lives in the Jefferson County court records. Even if your forebears is not discussed in a Court case, consider all of the other methods which could have lead to him or her to appear in court records.

Jefferson County Links

The following are web links to Family history and genealogy, Records and Resources relating to Jefferson County. A lot of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Business Sites, Private Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some call for a payment. This is merely a directory that has been collected or submitted. I do not recommend or promote one genealogy site above another. Feel free to furnish your own favorite Jefferson County genealogy or family history related sites.

Jefferson Co. MT Books, Newspapers & Publications

Jefferson Co. MT Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Jefferson Co. MT Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Jefferson Co. MT Census Records

Jefferson Co. MT Cemeteries & Church Records

Jefferson Co. MT Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Jefferson Co. MT General and History Websites

Jefferson Co. MT Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Jefferson Co. MT Military Records