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Lake County, Montana

Lake County was created on May 11, 1923 from Flathead County and Missoula County.

Currently the Lake County Seat is located in Polson additionally, the county government website is

Areas surrounding Lake County are Flathead CountyMissoula CountySanders County.

Lake County includes Federal Census Schedules to guide in exploring your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are present for 19301940. There are free online and printable census forms to aid with your research.

Lake County Society and Family History Resources

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

Lake County Courthouse and Government Records

Researchers frequently fail to notice the value of Lake 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 Lake 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.

Lake County Links

The following are web links to Family history and genealogy, Records and Resources relating to Lake 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 Lake County genealogy or family history related sites.

Lake Co. MT Books, Newspapers & Publications

Lake Co. MT Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Lake Co. MT Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Lake Co. MT Census Records

Lake Co. MT Cemeteries & Church Records

Lake Co. MT Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Lake Co. MT General and History Websites

Lake Co. MT Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Lake Co. MT Military Records