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Yellowstone County, Montana

Yellowstone County was created on February 26, 1883 from Custer County.

Currently the Yellowstone County Seat is located in Billings additionally, the county government website is

Areas surrounding Yellowstone County are Musselshell CountyRosebud CountyTreasure CountyBig Horn CountyCarbon CountyStillwater CountyGolden Valley County

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

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

Yellowstone County Society and Family History Resources

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

Yellowstone County Courthouse and Government Records

Researchers frequently fail to notice the value of Yellowstone 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 Yellowstone 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.

Yellowstone County Links

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

Yellowstone Co. MT Books, Newspapers & Publications

Yellowstone Co. MT Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Yellowstone Co. MT Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Yellowstone Co. MT Census Records

Yellowstone Co. MT Cemeteries & Church Records

Yellowstone Co. MT Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Yellowstone Co. MT General and History Websites

Yellowstone Co. MT Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Yellowstone Co. MT Military Records