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Silver Bow County, Montana

Silver Bow County was created on February 16, 1881 from Deer Lodge County.

Currently the Silver Bow County Seat is located in Butte additionally, the county government website is

Areas surrounding Silver Bow County are Deer Lodge CountyJefferson CountyMadison CountyBeaverhead County.

Silver Bow County includes Federal Census Schedules to guide in exploring your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are present for 1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

Silver Bow Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be acquired for 1890. There are free online and printable census forms to aid with your research.

Silver Bow County Society and Family History Resources

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

Silver Bow County Courthouse and Government Records

Researchers frequently fail to notice the value of Silver Bow 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 Silver Bow 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.

Silver Bow County Links

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

Silver Bow Co. MT Books, Newspapers & Publications

Silver Bow Co. MT Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Silver Bow Co. MT Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Silver Bow Co. MT Census Records

Silver Bow Co. MT Cemeteries & Church Records

Silver Bow Co. MT Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Silver Bow Co. MT General and History Websites

Silver Bow Co. MT Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Silver Bow Co. MT Military Records

Silver Bow Co. MT Schools & Directories