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County Seat (& other counties where info may be found for this area):
White Sulphur Springs is the county seat. The county is pronounced "Mar", & was created in 1867 from parts of Chouteau and Gallatin Counties. Parts of Meagher were later taken to form Fergus County, Broadwater County, and parts of Meagher were added to Cascade, Lewis & Clark, & Sweet Grass County.

Clerk & Recorder, Meagher County
15 West Main Street
White Sulphur Springs, Montana 59645
Telephone: 406-547-3612

Records available:
Birth & Death from 1895
Lease, Mortgage, Deeds from 1866
Burial/Cemetery from1870

Year 2001 Fees:
Birth: $5.00
Death: $3.00
Marriage $2.00
Uncertified copies N/A
Other documents: $.50 for first page, $.25 for each page thereafter for each document Searches over a period of years: see comments below.

 

Clerk of the District Court, Meagher County
P. O. Box 443
White Sulphur Springs, Montana 59645
Telephone: 406-547-3941 (Verified 4/24/01)



Records available
Marriage Records: 1873
Probates from 1866
Divorce & Civil Court Records from1884
Criminal Court from 1889
Naturalizations from 1888

2001 Fees:
Marriage records: $2.00 for certified copy. Record searches over a period of years: $.50 per name per year, (not to exceed $25.00) Copies of other documents: $.50 per page for first 5 copies & $.25 per page thereafter.

Specific Comments from County Clerks:
Clerk & Recorder: "We do record searches only when we have time available, and charge for copies, unless it is a very involved request. We do not have the people to do lengthy record searches & prefer that the individual do their own search."

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