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                                                                                                                                                                     Welcome to

                                                                LAKE COUNTY, MONTANA




                             "The Garden of the Rockies"


Home of beautiful Flathead Lake, the Flathead Indian Reservation, Bob Marshall Wilderness Area, the National Bison Range and some of the most extraordinary scenery you'll ever see.


Formed on August 11, 1923, from parts of Flathead and Missoula Counties, Lake County is Montana's second youngest county. Polson is its county seat.








            Lake County Montana - 1930


Lake County Resources:


A Chronology of Lake County History


Possible genealogical resources in Lake County


Towns, Communities and Post Offices


County Photos both old and new


Cemeteries of Lake County


Lake County schools


Index page of Armed Forces information


“The Chronicle” – surnames and emails of researchers

LookUp Volunteers

List of Look Up Volunteers – Thanks to all of you!

Geographical Features

Geography in Lake County







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Rootsweb's Lake County
Resources Page

(Search Engines, etc.)

ROOTS-L - Montana
(Montana Databases & Files)

Photo Archive

Confederated Salish

and Kootenai Tribes Website

Montana Memories Project
(Montana State Historical Society Site)

Montana History Wiki

St. Ignatius Town and  Mission

(Pictorial tour and History)

Lake County MT Directory
(Extensive Site of Lake County Resources)

Bureau of Land Management
(Search Land Records)

Lake County Leader
(Lake County Newspaper)

Flathead News Group
(Flathead Area Newspapers)

The Political Graveyard:
Lake County

Lake County Courthouse

(Official Site)

Flathead Reservation Timeline

(Flathead Reservation Historical Society)

 Histopolis Interactive Site

Lake County

 Chronicling America

Newspaper Search from the Library of Congress

MTGenWeb Archives  at USGenWeb


MTGenWeb Bordering Counties:

Flathead County

Missoula County

Sanders County


Last Updated:  13 September 2015

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