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

Hill County, Montana Overview

Hill County is located in the U.S. state of Montana. The county was formed in 1912 and named after James J. Hill (1838-1916), a leading railroad tycoon. The county seat is Havre. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2015, the county has a population of approximately 16,572 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,916 square miles of which 2,899 square miles is land and 17 square miles is water. Hill County borders the following counties: Liberty County, Montana to the west; Chouteau County, Montana to the south; Blaine County, Montana to the east; County of Forty Mile No. 8, Alberta to the northwest; Cypress County, Alberta to the north and Reno No. 51, Saskatchewan to the northeast. Hill County has eight zip codes. The zip codes are 59521, 59525, 59501, 59528, 59530, 59531, 59532 and 59540. The most populated zip code is 59501.

Hill County Clerk of Courts Office Information

The Clerk of Court’s Office files civil lawsuits, probate and estate records, felony criminal actions, adoptions, youth records, insanity records, marriage records, and dissolution records. This office also issues passports, acts as jury commissioner for Hill County, and collects and disburses restitution, fines, and surcharges in criminal cases.

Hill County Clerk of Courts Office Website:

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

Hill County Courthouse
315 4th Street
Havre, MT 59501
Email: kvigliotti@mt.gov
Phone: (406) 400-2414
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Kathie Vigliotti is the Clerk of Courts of Hill County. She can be contacted at (406) 400-2414 or emailed at kvigliotti@mt.gov

Hill County Clerk of Courts Office Staffs:

Celeste Wendland, Deputy Clerk
Email: cwendland@mt.gov
Phone: (406) 265-5481 x 2330

Karen Kinsella, Deputy Clerk
Email: kkinsella@mt.gov
Phone: (406) 265-5481 x 2332

Hill County Clerk and Recorder’s Office Information

Primary responsibilities of the Clerk and Recorder include but are not limited to, recording and maintaining the majority of all the legal documents relating to real estate records, land descriptions, plats and surveys, county birth and death records and the records of the Board of County commissioners. This office also maintains county-wide accounting and financial reporting system, budgets and fixed asset control.

The election department maintains voter records, prepares for and conducts primary, general and county elections. Preparations include certifying the local ballot, preparing ballot layouts, assembling and distributing supplies and training election judges.

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:

The filing/recording fee schedule of the Clerk and Recorder’s Office is given below:

Standard Documents – $7.00 Per Page
Non-Standard Documents – $10.00

Military Discharge Papers – No Fee
1 Cert. Copy – No Fee
Additional Cert. Copy – $2.00

Certified Document

In-State – $7.00 Per Page
Out-of-State – $7.00 per Page
Court Ordered $7.00 – Per Page

Filed Documents

Subdivisions and Plats – $5.00 Per Document
Each Lot up to 100 – $.50
Each Additional Lot – $100 + $.25
Certificate of Survey – $5.00
Each Tract – $.50
Corner Recordation – No Fee

Federal Tax Liens

Federal Tax Liens – $7.00
Release of Federal Tax Lien – No Fee
Subordination of Lien – $7.00

Uniform Commercial Code (UCC)

Financing Statement – $7.00
Continuation Statement – $5.00
Assignment Statement – $5.00
Partial Release Statement – $5.00
Amendments – $5.00
Termination Statement – No Fee
Search UCC Request (Lien Search) – $7.00 Per Name

Hill County Clerk and Recorder’s Office Website:

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

Hill County Courthouse
315 4th Street
Havre, MT 59501
Email: armstrongs@co.hill.mt.us
Phone: (406) 265-5481 x 2323
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Susan Armstrong is the County Clerk and Recorder / Election Administrator of Hill County. She can be contacted at (406) 265-5481 x 2323 or emailed at armstrongs@co.hill.mt.us

Hill County Clerk and Recorder’s Office Staffs:

Kaci Hipple, Deputy Election Administrator

Bethany Jensen, Deputy Clerk & Recorder

Julie Anez, Fee & Reception Clerk

Katie Abdich, Counter/Inventory Clerk

Hill, MT Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200920,900
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-2009544
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200915
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200937
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009290
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200980
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009424
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20091,505
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009184
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009555
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009205
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20094,536
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200946
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200910
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20092,104
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009397
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200913
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-20092,834
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009251
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200951
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009176
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009484
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200935
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009508
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200955
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200976
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200970
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20094,938
Hill County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Hill 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:Hill County Marriage License
Location:315 4th Street, Havre, Montana, 59501
Phone:406-265-5481

Hill County Recorder’s Office

Address: 315 4th Street Havre, Montana 59501, USA
Phone: 406.265.5481 x 223

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