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

Rosebud County, Montana Overview

Rosebud County is located in the U.S. state of Montana. The county was formed in 1901 and named after The Rosebud River. The county seat is Forsyth. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2015, the county has a population of approximately 9,398 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 5,027 square miles of which 5,010 square miles is land and 17 square miles is water. Rosebud County borders the following counties: Garfield County, Montana to the north; Custer County, Montana to the east; Powder River County, Montana to the southeast; Big Horn County, Montana to the south; Treasure County, Montana to the west; Yellowstone County, Montana to the west; Musselshell County, Montana to the west and Petroleum County, Montana to the northwest. Rosebud County has 10 zip codes. The zip codes are 59003, 59012, 59323, 59327, 59333, 59039, 59043, 59054, 59301 and 59347. The most populated zip code is 59327.

Rosebud County Clerk of District Courts Office Information

The Clerk of District Court is the official keeper of all District Court records for Rosebud County. These records include adoption, civil, criminal, dependent neglect, domestic relations, guardianship, juvenile, paternity, probate and sanity cases. The Clerk also issues, files and records all Rosebud County marriage license applications and licenses. Records at the Clerk of District Court date back to 1901 and until 1996 were maintained in books. All records filed after 1996 are accessible by computer search.

The Clerk of District Court also serves as Jury Commissioner for Rosebud County. It is the Clerk’s duty to maintain an accurate listing of all selected jurors and to pull individual jury panels for the District Court Judges which is provided by the Secretary of State each May as required by statute. Additionally, the Clerk of District Court also provides the primary administrative function for the District Court of the 16th Judicial District Court.

Most records maintained at the Clerk of District Courts Office are open to the public. Records are searched daily by title companies, credit agencies, investigative agencies and general public. It is the Clerk of Court’s responsibility to ensure accurate and up-to-date records. Searches, copies and certified copies are provided upon request. To download the fee schedule for Rosebud County Clerk of District Courts, visit the following link:

Rosebud County Clerk of District Courts Office Website:

The mailing address of the Rosebud County Clerk of District Courts Office is:

P.O. Box 48
Forsyth, MT 59327

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

1200 Main St
Forsyth, MT 59327
Email: lball@mt.gov
Phone: (406) 346-7322
Fax: (406) 346-2719

Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Elizabeth T. Ball is the Clerk of Courts of Rosebud County. She can be contacted at (406) 346-7322 or emailed at lball@mt.gov

Rosebud County Clerk of District Courts Office Staffs:

Amy Fulton, Deputy Clerk
Email: afulton@mt.gov

Kim T. Nelson, Deputy Clerk
Email: knelson2@mt.gov

Rosebud County Clerk and Recorder’s Office Information

The primary responsibilities of the Rosebud County Clerk and Recorder are as follows:

  • Record and file documents.
  • Processes claims and issue all warrants.
  • Process county payroll/human services.
  • Elections.
  • Maintaining monthly accounting, a complete set of fiscal books, and preparing the annual report.
  • Maintain employee records and insurance.
  • Prepare and maintain the annual County budget.

    Majority of the documents recorded by the Clerk of District Courts Office are open to the public. To search for recorded documents online, follow the link below:

    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 download the Realty Transfer Certificate, visit the following link:

    Rosebud County Clerk and Recorder’s Office Website:

    The mailing address of the Rosebud County Clerk and Recorder’s Office is:

    P.O. Box 47
    Forsyth, MT 59327

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

    1200 Main St
    Forsyth, MT 59327
    Email: jduffield@rosebudcountymt.com
    Phone: (406) 346-7318
    Fax: (406) 346-7551
    Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Joan K. Duffield is the Clerk and Recorder/Election Administrator of Rosebud County. He can be contacted at (406) 346-7318 or emailed at jduffield@rosebudcountymt.com

    Rosebud County Clerk and Recorder’s Office Staffs:

    Kallie DeCock, Deputy Recorder
    Email: kdecock@rosebudcountymt.com

    Sally Wanner, Deputy Clerk
    Email: swanner@rosebudcountymt.com

    Rosebud, MT Genealogy and Ancestry Records
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
    Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200910,785
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20091,455
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-20092
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200952
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200990
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009114
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-2009659
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-200935
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009230
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200934
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20092,006
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200913
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200951
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-2009738
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009146
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009391
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-200961
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200964
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009191
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009215
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-200987
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-20094
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200933
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200951
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20093,888
    Rosebud County Marriage License Office
    In order to obtain a marriage license in Rosebud 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:Rosebud County Marriage License
    Location:P.O. Box 47, Forsyth, Montana, 59327
    Phone:406-356-7322

    Rosebud County Clerk’s Office
    County Government Office

    Address: 1200 Main St, Forsyth, MT 59327, United States
    Phone: 406-346-7318

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