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

Prairie County, Montana Overview

Prairie County is located in the U.S. state of Montana. The county was formed in 1915 and named after the county’s location on the Great Plains. The county seat is Terry. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2015, the county has a population of approximately 1,160 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,743 square miles of which 1,737 square miles is land and 5.8 square miles is water. Prairie County borders the following counties: McCone County, Montana to the north; Dawson County, Montana to the north; Wibaux County, Montana to the east; Fallon County, Montana to the southeast; Custer County, Montana to the south and Garfield County, Montana to the west. Prairie County has three zip codes. The zip codes are 59326, 59330 and 59349. The most populated zip code is 59349.

Prairie County Clerk of District Courts Office Information

Prairie County is in the Seventh Judicial District, which includes Dawson, McCone, Wibaux and Richland Counties. There is no resident judge for Prairie County; the District Judge, Olivia Rieger, comes from Dawson County. The Prairie County Clerk of District Court serves as jury administrator, issues marriage licenses, and administers criminal, civil, probate, dissolution, youth, mental, adoption, and guardianship cases filed in district court.

Prairie County Clerk of District Courts Office Website:

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

P.O. Box 125
Terry, MT 59349-0125

The physical address of the Prairie County Clerk of District Courts Office is:

217 West Park Street
Terry, MT 59349-0125
Email: cr@prairiecounty.org
Phone: (406) 635-5575
Fax: (406) 635-5576
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. And, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Ruth Peck is the Clerk of Courts of Prairie County. She can be contacted at (406) 635-5575 or emailed at cr@prairiecounty.org

Prairie County Clerk of the District Courts Office Staff:

Stephanie Johnson, Deputy

Prairie County Clerk and Recorder’s Office Information

The Clerk and Recorder is the record keeper for Prairie County. Birth certificates, death certificates, military discharge certificates, deeds, mortgages, certificates of survey, liens, and powers of attorney and many miscellaneous legal documents recorded, filed and kept as a permanent record by the Clerk and Recorder. Most of the recorded documents at the Clerk and Recorder’s Office are public records and available for inspection upon request.

To view the filing/recording fee schedule of the Clerk and Recorder’s Office, click the following link below:

To download the Realty Transfer Certificate, visit the following link:

Prairie County Clerk and Recorder’s Office Website:

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

P.O. Box 125
Terry, MT 59349

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

217 West Park Street
Terry, MT 59349
Email: cr@prairiecounty.org
Phone: (406) 635-5575
Fax: (406) 635-5576
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. And, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Ruth Peck is the Clerk and Recorder of Prairie County. She can be contacted at (406) 635-5575 or emailed at cr@prairiecounty.org

Prairie County Clerk and Recorder’s Office Staff:

Stephanie Johnson, Deputy

Prairie, MT Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-20091,367
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-200980
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-20097
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-20099
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-200942
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-2009114
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-200919
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-2009455
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-2009154
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-200919
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009215
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-200923
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200950
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-200950
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-200959
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-200920
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-20094
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-20095
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200926
Prairie County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Prairie 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:Prairie County Marriage License
Location:125 Clerk & Recorder, Terry, Montana, 59349
Phone:406-637-5575

Prairie County Clerk and Recorder’s Office

Address: 217 Park St, Terry, Mt 59349, USA
Phone: 406-635-5575

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