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

Carbon County, Montana Overview

Carbon County is located in the U.S. state of Montana. The county was formed in 1895 and named after Coal deposits in the area. The county seat is Red Lodge. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2017, the county has a population of approximately 10,696 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,062 square miles of which 2,049 square miles is land and 13 square miles is water. Carbon County borders the following counties: Park County, Montana to the west; Stillwater County, Montana to the north; Yellowstone County, Montana to the northeast; Big Horn County, Montana to the east; Big Horn County, Wyoming to the southeast and Park County, Wyoming to the south. Carbon County has 13 zip codes. The zip codes are 59001, 59007, 59008, 59013, 59014, 59019, 59026, 59029, 59041, 59044, 59068, 59070 and 59071. The most populated zip code is 59068.

Carbon County District Courts Office Information

The Clerk of District Court’s office maintains public records that include marriage licenses, probate, dissolution (divorce), civil, and criminal files. To request information on a person, you may come to the office or write a letter asking for the information.

  • Search Fee: $2.00 per name per year for the first 7 years then $1.00 for each additional year.
  • Marriage License Fee: $5.00 for a copy of a marriage license, $7.00 for a certified copy (used for legal purposes).
  • Dissolution Decree Fee: $10.00 for copy of divorce decree, $12.00 for a certified copy.
  • Copy Charges: $1.00 per page for the first 10 pages, then $0.50 thereafter.

    Information we require to conduct a search:

  • Full name of person (please also identify maiden name or name used at the time)
  • Date of the marriage/divorce – month, day, year to the best of your ability. If only a span of years is known, that will be acceptable.
  • Type of search to conduct – marriage license, divorce decree, search of court records for a particular case type.
  • Type of document requested – a simple copy or a certified copy.

    Carbon County District Courts Office Website:

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

    P.O. Box 948
    Red Lodge, MT 59068

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

    County Courthouse
    102 N. Broadway
    Red Lodge, MT 59068
    Email: rloyning@mt.gov
    Phone: (406) 446-1225
    Fax: (406) 446-0103
    Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Rochelle Loyning is the District Court Clerk of Carbon County. She can be contacted at (406) 446-1225or emailed at rloyning@mt.gov

    Carbon County Clerk and Recorder’s Office Information

    The clerk and recorder is the ex-officio recorder, registrar, and ex-officio clerk of the county commissioners of Carbon County. The clerk and recorder also serve as the ex-officio election administrator. As the ex-officio election administrator, the clerk handles all federal, state, and county and city elections. The clerk and recorder is also the administrator of the county budget. The documents that are recorded and filed are: deeds, mortgages, powers of attorney, military discharges, oil and gas leases, liens, certificates of surveys and subdivision plats. Certified copies of birth and death certificates are also issued from this office.

    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:

    Most records are public record; however some of the records are confidential. Records can be searched online through the iDoc Market website. The link is given below:

    Carbon County Clerk and Recorder’s Office Website:

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

    P.O. Box 887
    Red Lodge, MT 59068

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

    County Administration Building
    17 West 11th Street
    Red Lodge, MT 59068
    Email: recorder@co.carbon.mt.us
    Phone: (406) 446-1220
    Fax: (406) 446-2640
    Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Marcia Henigman is the County Clerk and Recorder of Carbon County. She can be contacted at (406) 446-1220 or emailed at recorder@co.carbon.mt.us

    Carbon, MT Genealogy and Ancestry Records
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
    Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200912,998
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20091,072
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200926
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200969
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200951
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009155
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009313
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20091,453
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-200917
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009217
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200981
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20093,358
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200930
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20091,797
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009354
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20097
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009777
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009219
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200948
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200957
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009357
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009454
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20096
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009241
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009112
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200935
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009170
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-2009666
    Carbon County Marriage License Office
    In order to obtain a marriage license in Carbon 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:Carbon County Marriage License
    Location:102 N Broadway, Red Lodge, Montana, 59008
    Phone:406-446-1225

    Carbon County Clerk & Recorder’s Office
    County Government Office

    Address: 17 W 11th St, Red Lodge, MT 59068, United States
    Phone: 406-446-1220

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