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

Chouteau County, Montana Overview

Chouteau County is located in the U.S. state of Montana. The county was formed in 1865 and named after Jean Pierre Chouteau and his son Pierre Chouteau, Jr. They were part of the Chouteau fur-trading family. The county seat is Fort Benton. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2015, the county has a population of approximately 5,767 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 3,997 square miles of which 3,972 square miles is land and 24 square miles is water. Chouteau County borders the following counties: Liberty County, Montana to the north; Hill County, Montana to the north; Blaine County, Montana to the east; Fergus County, Montana to the southeast; Judith Basin County, Montana to the south; Cascade County, Montana to the south; Teton County, Montana to the west and Pondera County, Montana to the northwest. Chouteau County has 10 zip codes. The zip codes are 59520, 59521, 59416, 59420, 59440, 59442, 59446, 59404, 59450 and 59460. The most populated zip code is 59442.

Chouteau County Clerk of Courts Office Information

The Chouteau County Clerk of Court provides the primary administrative function for the District Court of the 12th Judicial District Court. The office issues marriage licenses, and handles several case types including civil, probate, and guardian/conservator.

Chouteau County Clerk of Courts Office Website:

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

Chouteau County Courthouse
1308 Franklin Street
Fort Benton, Montana 59442
Phone: (406) 622-5024
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Rick Cook is the Clerk of Courts of Chouteau County. He can be contacted (406) 622-5024.

Chouteau County Clerk and Recorder’s Office Information

The Chouteau County Clerk and Recorder is an elected official who is responsible for the primary administrative function for 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. In Chouteau County, the County Clerk and Recorder also acts as the Election Administrator. As Election Administrator, the Clerk oversees all aspects of the primary, local, and general elections. This is also the office where voters go to register to vote.

Chouteau County Clerk and Recorder’s Office Website:

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

Chouteau County Courthouse
1308 Franklin Street
Fort Benton, Montana 59442
Phone: (406) 622-5151
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Lana Claassen is the County Clerk and Recorder of Chouteau County. She can be contacted at (406) 622-5151.

Chouteau, MT Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-20096,226
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-2009123
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200910
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200938
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009126
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200951
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-200995
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-2009604
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-200937
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009244
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200937
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20091,503
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200917
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-2009687
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-200991
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20094
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009616
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009103
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200924
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200946
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-200959
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009163
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200960
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-200914
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009217
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200916
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200912
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200986
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-2009988
Chouteau County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Chouteau 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:Chouteau County Marriage License
Location:1308 Franklin Street, Fort Benton, Montana, 59442
Phone:406-622-5024

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