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

Lake County, Montana Overview

Lake County is located in the U.S. state of Montana. The county was formed in 1923 and named after Flathead Lake. The county seat is Polson. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2016, the county has a population of approximately 29,758 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,654 square miles of which 1,490 square miles is land and 164 square miles is water. Lake County borders the following counties: Flathead County, Montana to the north; Missoula County, Montana to the east and Sanders County, Montana to the west. Lake County has 15 zip codes. The zip codes are 59821, 59910, 59911, 59824, 59914, 59915, 59845, 59922, 59855, 59860, 59929, 59863, 59931, 59864 and 59865. The most populated zip code is 59860.

Lake County Clerk and Recorder’s Office Information

The Clerk and Recorder’s Office records or files all public documents pertaining to property in Lake County, as well as various miscellaneous documents. The documents that are recorded and filed are: deeds, mortgages, powers of attorney, military discharges, oil and gas leases, liens, certificates of surveys, subdivision plats, etc. Death records for deaths that occurred in Lake County can be obtained from this office. Statewide death certificates are available if death occurred in 2003 forward. Certified Death Certificates are available for $3.00. Certified birth certificates are available for $5.00 each for persons born in the state of Montana.

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:

Lake County Clerk and Recorder’s Office Website:

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

Lake County Courthouse, Room 214
106 4th Ave E
Polson, MT 59860
Email: pholle@lakemt.gov
Phone: (406) 883-7215
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Paula Holle is the County Clerk and Recorder of Lake County. She can be contacted at (406) 883-7215 or emailed at pholle@lakemt.gov

Lake County Clerk and Recorder’s Office Staffs:

Janet Munn, Deputy Clerk
Email: jmunn@lakemt.gov
Phone: (406) 883-7208

Wanda Roat, Deputy Clerk
Email: wroat@lakemt.gov
Phone: (406) 883-7210

Susan Newton, Plat Director
Email: snewton@lakemt.gov
Phone: (406) 883-7213

Lake County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Lake 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:Lake County Marriage License
Location:106 4th Avenue East, Polson, Montana, 59860

Lake County Clerk’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 106 4th Ave E, Polson, MT 59860, United States
Phone: 406-883-7208

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