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

Valley County, Montana Overview

Valley County is located in the U.S. state of Montana. The county was formed in 1893 and named after much of the county lies within the valley of the Milk River. The county seat is Glasgow. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2015, the county has a population of approximately 7,659 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 5,062 square miles of which 4,926 square miles is land and 136 square miles is water. Valley County borders the following counties: Phillips County, Montana to the west; Garfield County, Montana to the south; McCone County, Montana to the south; Roosevelt County, Montana to the east; Daniels County, Montana to the east; Mankota No. 45, Saskatchewan to the north; Waverley No. 44, Saskatchewan to the north and Old Post No. 43, Saskatchewan to the north. Valley County has 12 zip codes. The zip codes are 59223, 59225, 59230, 59240, 59241, 59244, 59248, 59250, 59260, 59261, 59231 and 59201. The most populated zip code is 59230.

Valley County Clerk of Courts Office Information

The Clerk and the staffs can give information, but they can’t provide any legal advice. They can answer general questions about how the court works, but they cannot explain judicial decisions. The Clerks will allow you to speak to the judge outside of the courtroom or talk with the judge on what will happen on your case. The Clerk and the staffs can give you general information about court rules, terminology, procedures, and practices, but they can’t advise you as to how the court rules and procedures will be applied to your case.

The Clerk and the staff provide the citizens with contact information for legal service programs, but they cannot refer them to specific lawyers, contact programs or lawyers or provide legal advice. They can give you legal definitions, but they cannot give you legal interpretations.

The department can give procedural definitions, but not procedural advice. They can give cites of statutes, court rules, and ordinances, but cannot complete research of statutes, court rules, and ordinances. The Clerk and the court staff are only allowed to give public case information, but not confidential case information. In addition, they are allowed to review your form by checking for signatures, notarization, correct county name and case number, but they cannot correct forms for you or tell you what corrections should be made. They can usually answer general questions about court deadlines, but cannot change an order issued by a judge.

Valley County Clerk of Courts Office Website:

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

501 Court Square Box 6
Glasgow, MT 59230
Email: sbryan@mt.gov
Phone: (406) 228-6268
Fax: (406) 228-6212
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Shelley Bryan is the District Court Clerk of Valley County. She can be contacted at (406) 228-6268 or emailed at sbryan@mt.gov

Valley County Clerk of Courts Office Staff:

Tara Strommen, Deputy Clerk

Valley County Clerk and Recorder / Superintendent of Schools Office Information

The Clerk and Recorder is an elected county official of Montana. the primary administrative function of the Clerk and Recorder is recording and maintaining the majority of all the legal documents relating to real estate records, land descriptions, county birth and death records, and the records of the Board of County Commissioners, which includes budgets and setting levies for the county and school districts.

Duties include; accounts payable for the county as well as payroll of the county employees., recording documents, registering Births and Deaths in Valley County. Some of the other duties include registration of teaching certificates, registration of home schools, and is the presiding officer of the county transportation committee.

The Clerk and Recorder/Superintendent of Schools is also the Election Administrator. As Election Administrator, the Clerk and Recorder conducts all Valley County elections, city and town elections, and special district elections. Some of the documents maintained in the clerk’s office are:

  • Deeds
  • Mortgages
  • Liens
  • Powers of attorney
  • Homestead declarations
  • Subdivision Plats
  • Certificate of survey
  • Military discharge
  • Federal income tax liens
  • Oil and gas leases
  • Contracts

    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:

    To view the fee schedule of the Clerk and Recorder / Superintendent of Schools Office, click the following link below:

    Valley County Clerk and Recorder / Superintendent of Schools Office Website:

    The physical address of the Valley County Clerk and Recorder / Superintendent of Schools Office is:

    501 Court Square Box #2
    Glasgow, MT 59230
    Email: lnyquist@valleycountymt.gov
    Phone: (406) 228-6220
    Fax: (406) 228-9027
    Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Lynne Nyquist is the Clerk and Recorder and Superintendent of Schools of Valley County. She can be contacted at (406) 228-6220 or emailed at lnyquist@valleycountymt.gov

    Valley, MT Genealogy and Ancestry Records
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
    Total Ancestries Reported 2005-20098,903
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-2009567
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-20093
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200972
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009109
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009240
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-2009656
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-200945
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009123
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200959
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20092,264
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200914
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-2009696
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009133
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-20091,742
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009111
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200931
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009160
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-200976
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20094
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009290
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200938
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20096
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200950
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20091,116
    Valley County Marriage License Office
    In order to obtain a marriage license in Valley 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:Valley County Marriage License
    Location:P.O. Box 311, Glasgow, Montana, 59230
    Phone:406-228-8221

    Valley County Clerk and Recorder’s Office

    Address: 501 COURT SQUARE BOX #2 GLASGOW, MONTANA 59230
    Phone: 406-228-6220

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