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

Sheridan County, Montana Overview

Sheridan County is located in the U.S. state of Montana. The county was formed in 1913 and named after Philip Sheridan, a Civil War general. The county seat is Plentywood. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2015, the county has a population of approximately 3,687 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,706 square miles of which 1,677 square miles is land and 29 square miles is water. Sheridan County borders the following counties: Daniels County, Montana to the west; Roosevelt County, Montana to the south; Williams County, North Dakota to the east; Divide County, North Dakota to the east; Happy Valley No. 10, Saskatchewan to the north; Surprise Valley No. 9, Saskatchewan to the north and Lake Alma No. 8, Saskatchewan to the north. Sheridan County has 10 zip codes. The zip codes are 59211, 59219, 59242, 59247, 59252, 59254, 59256, 59257, 59258 and 59275. The most populated zip code is 59254.

Sheridan County Clerk and Recorder’s Office Information

The Clerk and Recorder’s Office is the official records center for Sheridan County. Responsibilities of the Clerk and Recorder include but are not limited to:

  • Land records
  • Deeds
  • Mortgages
  • Liens
  • Leases
  • Certificates of survey
  • Power of attorney
  • Oaths
  • Bill of sale
  • UCC
  • Oil and gas: leases, deeds, assignments and geophysical permits

    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 military discharge certificate request/application form, visit the following link:

    To download the Realty Transfer Certificate, visit the following link:

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

    Recording$7.00 per page for standard documents
    -(detail regarding Document Standards is included below)
    Additional $10.00 per document for non-conforming document)
    Filing$5.00 per document
    Certification$2.00 for one page plus .25 for additional pages
    Subdivision and Town site Plats$25.00 plus .50 per lot created plus $1.00 per page for documents
    required to be filed with it
    Certificate of Survey & Amendments$25.00 plus .50 per lot created plus $1.00 for each additional page plus $1.00
    for documents required to be filed with it
    Lien Search$7.00 with a written request.
    Birth Certificate$5.00 (certified)
    Death Certificate$3.00 (certified)
    Large (scanned) copies(printed with plotter) $16.00 for first, $8.00 for more of same scan
    Handling/Convenience Fee$2.00 (minimum for mailing or email)
    E-mailed copies$2.00 per document

    Sheridan County Clerk and Recorder’s Office Website:

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

    100 W Laurel Ave
    Plentywood, MT 59254-1699
    Email: record_supt@co.sheridan.mt.us
    Phone: (406) 765-3403
    Fax: (406) 765-2609
    Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Lindsey Brensdal is the Clerk and Recorder and County Superintendent of Schools of Sheridan County. She can be contacted at (406) 765-3403 or emailed at lbrensdal@co.sheridan.mt.us

    Sheridan, MT Genealogy and Ancestry Records
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
    Total Ancestries Reported 2005-20094,624
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-2009137
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20091
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200917
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-20092
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009415
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-200972
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-2009225
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-200923
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-200975
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200913
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-2009987
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20091
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-2009341
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-200961
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-20091,203
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009107
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200942
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-200990
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009105
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009160
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-20095
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20093
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200914
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-2009371
    Sheridan County Marriage License Office
    In order to obtain a marriage license in Sheridan 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:Sheridan County Marriage License
    Location:100 West Laurel Avenue, Plentywood, Montana, 59254
    Phone:406-765-2310

    Sheridan County Clerk’s Office
    County Government Office

    Address: 100 W Laurel Ave, Plentywood, MT 59254, United States
    Phone: 406-765-3403

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