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

Richland County, Montana Overview

Richland County is located in the U.S. state of Montana. The county was formed in 1914 and named so as to depict fertile soil, in an attempt to lure in settlers. The county seat is Sidney. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2015, the county has a population of approximately 11,960 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,103 square miles of which 2,084 square miles is land and 19 square miles is water. Richland County borders the following counties: Roosevelt County, Montana to the north; McCone County, Montana to the west; Dawson County, Montana to the south; Wibaux County, Montana to the south and McKenzie County, North Dakota to the east. Richland County has nine zip codes. The zip codes are 59213, 59217, 59218, 59221, 59243, 59255, 59259, 59262 and 59270. The most populated zip code is 59270.

Richland County Clerk of District Courts Office Information

The Richland County Clerk of District Court serves as jury administrator, issues marriage licenses, and administers criminal, civil, probate, dissolution, youth, mental, adoption, and guardianship cases filed in district court.

The physical address of the Richland County Clerk of District Courts Office is:

300 12th Ave. NW, Suite 3
Sidney, MT 59270
Email: jklempel@mt.gov
Phone: (406)433-1709
Fax: (406)433-6945
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Janice Klempel is the Clerk of the District Court of Richland County. She can be contacted at (406)433-1709 or emailed at jklempel@mt.gov

Richland County Clerk of the District Courts Office Staff:

Yvonne Volkman, Chief Deputy Clerk
Email: yvolkman@mt.gov
Phone: (406)433-1709

Richland County Clerk and Recorder’s Office Information

The Clerk and Recorder is the record keeper for Prairie County. This office indexes, records, and maintains various kinds of documents such as Birth certificates, death certificates, military discharge certificates, deeds, mortgages, certificates of survey, liens, powers of attorney, etc. All the documents are kept as a permanent record by the Clerk and Recorder. Most of the recorded documents at the Clerk and Recorder’s Office are public records and available for inspection upon request.

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

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

Richland County Clerk and Recorder’s Office Website:

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

201 W. Main
Sidney, MT 59270
Email: sverhasselt@richland.org
Phone: (406) 433-1708
Fax: (406) 433-3731
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Stephanie Verhasselt is the Clerk and Recorder/Election Administrator of Richland County. She can be contacted at (406) 433-1708 or emailed at sverhasselt@richland.org

Richland County Clerk and Recorder’s Office Staffs:

Meagan Fehlauer, Chief Deputy / Payroll & Benefits Clerk
Email: mfehlauer@richland.org

Renae Young, Recording Deputy
Email: ryoung@richland.org

Susan Herman, Accounts Payable Clerk
Email: sherman@richland.org

Candice Kraemer, Elections Clerk
Email: ckraemer@richland.org

Richland County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Richland 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:Richland County Marriage License
Location:201 West Main Street, Sidney, Montana, 59270

Richland County Clerk’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 201 W Main St, Sidney, MT 59270, United States
Phone: 406-433-1708

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