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

Blaine County, Montana Overview

Blaine County is located in the U.S. state of Montana. The county was formed in 1895 and named after James G. Blaine, the United States Secretary of State and presidential candidate. The county seat is Chinook. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2015, the county has a population of approximately 6,577 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 4,239 square miles of which 4,228 square miles is land and 11 square miles is water. Blaine County borders the following counties: Hill County, Montana to the west; Chouteau County, Montana to the southwest; Fergus County, Montana to the south; Phillips County, Montana to the east; Reno No. 51, Saskatchewan to the northwest; Frontier No. 19, Saskatchewan to the north and Lone Tree No. 18, Saskatchewan to the northeast. Blaine County has eight zip codes. The zip codes are 59523, 59524, 59526, 59527, 59529, 59535, 59542 and 59547. The most populated zip code is 59526.

Blaine County District Courts Office Information

The Clerk of District Court is a constitutionally mandated office authorized by statute to perform the following duties:

  • Keep the records and schedules of the District Court.
  • Take charge of and manage the records of the District Court.
  • Attend court sessions and keep the minutes of the proceedings.
  • Issue all processes and required notices.
  • Properly enter all orders, judgments and decrees for the record.
  • Act as the jury commissioner.
  • Issue and record marriage licenses.

    The Clerk of District Court is the official keeper of all District Court records for Blaine County. The Clerk records various documents that include, but are not limited to: adoption, civil, criminal, dependent and neglect, domestic relations, guardianship, juvenile, marriage license, paternity, probate and sanity cases.

    The Clerk of District Court serves as Jury Commissioner for Blaine County. As required by statute, each May the Montana Secretary of State provides a combined list of registered voters, licensed drivers and holders of Montana identification cards to the Clerk of District Court. This list is stored and maintained electronically and it is from this list that jurors are pulled for the District Court, Justice Court and City Courts. The Blaine County Clerk of District Court also serves as the passport agent for Blaine County.

    Most of the Clerk of District Court records are open to the public, but some are confidential and have restricted access. Records date back to 1912, when the county was created. The computer case management system has records since 1995. There is no internet access to court records.

    The has a public computer so record searches can be done by the general public, title companies, credit agencies and investigative agencies with no charge. Record searches, copies and certified copies are provided upon request.

    Blaine County District Courts Office Website:

    The mailing address of the Blaine County District Courts Office is:

    P.O. Box 969
    Chinook, MT 59523

    The physical address of the Blaine County District Courts Office is:

    420 Ohio St.
    Chinook, MT 59523
    Email: tmitchell@mt.gov
    Phone: (406) 357-3230 ext. 238
    Fax: (406) 357-2199
    Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Tami Mitchell is the District Court Clerk of Blaine County. She can be contacted at (406) 357-3230ext. 238 or emailed at tmitchell@mt.gov

    Additional Blaine County District Courts Office Staffs:

    Yvonne Laird, District Court Judge

    Jennifer Metcalf, District Court Clerk
    Email: jmetcalf@mt.gov
    Phone: (406) 357-3230 ext. 239

    Blaine County Clerk and Recorder’s Office Information

    The clerk and recorder duties are the ex-officio clerk of the county commissioners, ex-officio recorder, registrar for Blaine County, ex-officio election administrator and the administrator of the county budget. Some of the documents that are recorded and filed for example are: deeds, mortgages, powers of attorney, military discharges, oil and gas leases, liens, certificates of surveys and subdivision plats. Certified and informational copies of birth and death certificates may be obtained from this office.

    This office also handles personnel and accounts payable accounts. Federal, state, and county and city elections are handled by this office. Most records are public record, but some are confidential.

    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:

    Blaine County Clerk and Recorder’s Office Website:

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

    P.O. Box 278
    Chinook, MT 59523

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

    420 Ohio St.
    Chinook, MT 59523
    Email: twilliams@blainecounty-mt.gov
    Phone: (406) 357-3240
    Fax: (406) 357-2199
    Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Tammy Williams is the Clerk and Recorder of Blaine County. She can be contacted at (406) 357-3240 or emailed at twilliams@blainecounty-mt.gov

    Blaine County Clerk and Recorder’s Office Staffs:

    Laurie Rigg, Deputy Clerk & Recorder
    Email: lrigg@blainecounty-mt.gov
    Phone: (406) 357-3240 ext. 228
    Fax: (406) 357-2199

    Savannah Wendeln, Deputy Clerk & Recorder
    Email: swendeln@blainecounty-mt.gov
    Phone: (406) 357-3240 ext. 227
    Fax: (406) 357-2199

    Blaine, MT Genealogy and Ancestry Records
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
    Total Ancestries Reported 2005-20097,442
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-2009193
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200914
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-20095
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200927
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200953
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009134
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-2009361
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-200954
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009167
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200962
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20091,407
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20098
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200918
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-2009364
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-200963
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009668
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-200960
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200942
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-200974
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-200972
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009115
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-20096
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20099
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200916
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20093,273
    Blaine County Marriage License Office
    In order to obtain a marriage license in Blaine 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:Blaine County Marriage License
    Location:420 Ohio Street, Chinook, Montana, 59523
    Phone:406-357-3230

    Blaine Clerk & Recorder’s Office
    County Government Office

    Address: 420 Ohio St N, Chinook, MT 59523, United States
    Phone: 406-357-3240

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