Powder River County MT

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

Powder River County, Montana Overview

Powder River County is located in the U.S. state of Montana. The county was formed in 1919 and named after The Powder River. The county seat is Broadus. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2015, the county has a population of approximately 1,773 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 3,298 square miles of which 3,297 square miles is land and 0.6 square miles is water. Powder River County borders the following counties: Big Horn County, Montana to the west; Rosebud County, Montana to the west; Custer County, Montana to the north; Carter County, Montana to the east; Crook County, Wyoming to the southeast; Campbell County, Wyoming to the south and Sheridan County, Wyoming to the southwest. Powder River County has seven zip codes. The zip codes are 59003, 59314, 59317, 59301, 59343, 59062 and 59351. The most populated zip code is 59317.

Powder River County Clerk of District Courts Office Information

Primary duties of the Clerk of District Courts Office of Powder River County include the filing of civil lawsuits, probate and estate records, felony criminal actions, adoptions, youth and insanity records, marriage licenses and dissolution records; and passports. The Clerk of District Courts is also responsible for the collection and disbursement of court ordered child support, restitution surcharges and fines.

Powder River County Clerk of District Courts Office Website:

The mailing address of the Powder River County Clerk of District Courts Office is:

P.O. Box 200
Broadus, MT 59317
Email: ashannon@mt.gov
Phone: (406) 436-2320
Fax: (406) 436-2325
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Aletta Shannon is the Clerk of the District Court of Powder River County. She can be contacted at (406) 436-2320 or emailed at ashannon@mt.gov

Powder River County Clerk of the District Courts Office Staff:

Vanna Byrd, Deputy Clerk

Powder River County Clerk and Recorder’s Office Information

The Clerk and Recorder’s office records and maintains transfers and other transactions relating to real property with Powder River County. These records include: deeds, mortgages, powers of attorney, military discharges, oil and gas leases, liens, certificates of surveys and subdivision plats.

Birth and death certificates are also issued and maintained at the Clerk and Recorder’s office. This office also files military discharges. These records are not public records, and can only be issued to those having legal authority for access.

The Clerk and Recorder is involved in the preparation and maintenance of the county budget as well as preparation of the annual financial report of the county. In addition, the Clerk works with the auditors throughout the year and during the audit of the county’s financial records. The Clerk is also involved in the processing of delinquent taxes. The Clerk attends the weekly Commissioner meeting and keeps the official minutes of the Commission; processes the payroll and benefits for county employees as well as handles claims of vendors who have supplied products or provided services to the 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:

Powder River County Clerk and Recorder’s Office Website:

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

P.O. Box 200
Broadus, MT 59317
Email: crichards@prco.mt.gov
Phone: (406) 436-2361
Fax: (406) 436-2151
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. And 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Carole Richards is the Clerk and Recorder of Powder River County. She can be contacted at (406) 436-2361 or emailed at crichards@prco.mt.gov

Powder River County Clerk and Recorder’s Office Staffs:

Tracey Gorder, Deputy Clerk

Cynde Jo Gatlin, Deputy Clerk

Wendy Twedt, Records Clerk

Powder River, MT Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-20092,346
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-2009364
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-20092
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200924
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-200975
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-2009254
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-200967
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-2009631
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200917
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-2009289
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-200932
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20097
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009233
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-20094
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200941
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-200955
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-200949
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-200933
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200933
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-20092
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200979
Powder River County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Powder River 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:Powder River County Marriage License
Location:1 Main St, Broadus, Montana, 59317
Phone:406-436-2320

Powder River County Recorder’s Office
Phone: 406-436-2361

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