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Powell County, Montana

Powell County was created on January 31, 1901 from Deer Lodge County.

Currently the Powell County Seat is located in Deer Lodge additionally, the county government website is

Areas surrounding Powell County are Flathead CountyLewis and Clark CountyJefferson CountyDeer Lodge CountyGranite CountyMissoula County.

Powell County includes Federal Census Schedules to guide in exploring your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are present for 1910192019301940. There are free online and printable census forms to aid with your research.

Powell County Society and Family History Resources

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

Powell County Courthouse and Government Records

Researchers frequently fail to notice the value of Powell 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 Powell 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.

Powell County Links

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

Powell Co. MT Books, Newspapers & Publications

Powell Co. MT Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Powell Co. MT Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Powell Co. MT Census Records

Powell Co. MT Cemeteries & Church Records

Powell Co. MT Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Powell Co. MT General and History Websites

Powell Co. MT Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Powell Co. MT Military Records