Lookup Public Records in Dawson County, Montana. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.

Dawson County, Montana Overview

Dawson County is located in the U.S. state of Montana. The county was formed in 1865 and named after Andrew Dawson, a trapping official and major in the United States Army. The county seat is Glendive. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2015, the county has a population of approximately 9,625 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,383 square miles of which 2,372 square miles is land and 11 square miles is water. Dawson County borders the following counties: Richland County, Montana to the north; Wibaux County, Montana to the east; Prairie County, Montana to the south and McCone County, Montana to the west. Dawson County has seven zip codes. The zip codes are 59315, 59215, 59326, 59330, 59339, 59259 and 59262. The most populated zip code is 59330.

Dawson County Clerk of Courts Office Information

The Clerk of District Court is a sworn public servant who, by constitutional and statutory authority, provides the primary administrative function for the District Court of the 7th Judicial District Court. The office serves as the direct link between the public and the courts.

The case types filed in this office are:

  • Civil (DV)
  • Domestic Relations (DR)
  • Paternity (DF)
  • Criminal (DC)
  • Probate (DP)
  • Guardian/Conservator (DG)
  • Adoptions (DA)
  • Juvenile (DJ)
  • Dependent / Neglected (DN)
  • Developmentally Disabled (DD)
  • Mentally Ill (DI)
  • Investigative Subpoena (IS)
  • Marriage Licenses are issued (ML)

Dawson County Clerk of Courts Office Website:

The physical address of the Dawson County Clerk of Courts Office is:

207 W. Bell St.
Glendive, MT 59330
Email: thelmuth@mt.gov
Phone: (406) 377-3967
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Tammy Helmuth is the Clerk of Courts of Dawson County. She can be contacted (406) 377-3967 or emailed at thelmuth@mt.gov

Dawson County District Courts Office Staff:

Tracey Rod, Deputy
Phone: (406) 377-3967

Dawson County Clerk and Recorder’s Office Information

The Clerk & Recorder Office serves Dawson County by maintaining monthly accounting, a complete set of fiscal books and preparing the annual report; working with the board of commissioners including, preparing commissioner minutes, setting appointments, and working closely with commissioners in preparing and maintaining the annual County budget. This office also prepares claims and issues all warrants. The Clerk & Recorder’s office is responsible for the filing and microfilming of all documents. The documents that are recorded and available at the Clerk and Recorder Office are:

  • Deeds
  • Homestead declarations
  • Contracts
  • Mortgages
  • Deeds of trust
  • Oil and gas leases
  • Assignments
  • Satisfactions and releases
  • Power of attorney
  • Military discharges
  • Subdivision plats
  • Certificate of surveys
  • All kinds of liens

The records date back to 1881. The documents are from handwritten to microfilm; and as of 3-21-2000 are now on computer. Any individual can search the records with a legal description or a name and obtain a chain of title from patent on. It will show all owners of the land all mortgages and liens, all mineral rights and anything else that has been filed on that property.

To download the birth certificate request/application form, visit the following link:

To download the death certificate request/application form, click the following link:

To view the filing/recording fee schedule of the Clerk and Recorder’s Office, click the following link below:

Dawson County Clerk and Recorder’s Office Website:

The physical address of the Dawson County Clerk and Recorder’s Office is:

207 W. Bell St.
Glendive, MT 59330
Email: kreimans@dawsoncountymontana.com
Phone: (406) 377-3058
Fax: (406) 377-1717
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Shirley Kreiman is the County Clerk and Recorder of Dawson County. She can be contacted at (406) 377-3058 or emailed at kreimans@dawsoncountymontana.com

Dawson County Clerk and Recorder’s Office Staffs:

LeAnne Cantrell, Deputy Election Administrator
Email: cantrelll@dawsoncountymontana.com
Phone: (406) 345-4153

Denise Alberts, Registrar of Deeds
Email: albertsd@dawsoncountymontana.com
Phone: (406) 345-4154

Cheryl Shaffer, Accounts Payable Clerk
Email: shafferc@dawsoncountymontana.com
Phone: (406) 345-4156

Cindy Gregory, Payroll Administrator
Email: gregorcyc@dawsoncountymontana.com
Phone: (406) 345-4155

Lisa Yakel, Assistant Payroll Admin
Email: yakell@dawsoncountymontana.com
Phone: (406) 345-4157

Betty Lou Eggert, Administrator Assistant
Email: eggertb@dawsoncountymontana.com
Phone: (406) 345-4152

Dawson County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Dawson County, the applicants must apply together, in person, at the County Clerk’s office. Both parties must present their state-issued picture ID, military ID, or passport, and know their social security number
State Law:Marriage – Husband and Wife – Title 40 Chapters 1 & 2 and Uniform Premarital Agreement Act – Title 40 Chapter 2 Part 6
All State Statutes: Information is online at the State Website
Office:Dawson County Marriage License
Location:207 West Bell Street, Glendive, Montana, 59330
Phone:406-365-2666

Dawson County Clerk & Recorder’s Office

Address: 207 W. Bell St. Glendive, MT 59330, USA
Phone: 406-377-3058

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