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Montana Census Notes

The first Federal Montana Census Records were enumerated in 1870 and a census was taken every ten years thereafter: 1880, 1890, 1900, 1910, 1920 and 1930. See 1790-1940 US Census Records at Ancestry.

1890 Federal Montana Census Records were completely destroyed by a 1921 warehouse fire, however, the 1890 Veterans and Widows census schedules did survive and they are often used as a census substitute. See Bridging the 1890 Census Gap & 1890 Veterans Schedules at Ancestry.

Soundex code (phonetic indexes) for the Montana Federal censuses are available for the following census years: 1880, 1900, and 1920.

There are not very many Montana census records available online. This is partly due to the fact that statehood was not until 1889. Another significant factor is there were not many Montana counties formed until the late 1900s. It is important to look at the county formation dates so you will know where to search for Montana census records during earlier time periods. 

Montana State Census Records? Although some states took their own censuses, there are not any known existing Montana state census records.

Note when searching the 1910 census for future residents of Wibaux County:  Most of the future Wibaux County residents were enumerated in the Wibaux School District of Dawson County but there are some in Southern Wibaux County who were enumerated in the Carlyle School District of Custer County.

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Learn what questions were asked in each census year and where to find census records online.  This section of Census Finder covers each census year from 1790-1940 and will give you clues and tips to help you learn to locate your ancestors quickly in census records.


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1850 US Census Search

1890 Census -Veterans Schedules

1900 Census Online 

Montana Statewide Databases

 

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Montana Vital Records

Montana Dept. of Public Health

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111 North Sanders 
Helena, MT 59604-4210
Phone: (406) 444-2685

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Montana History Books Online

*1894 History of Montana

by Joaquim Miller

Surnames Index:

[A-C]  [D-F]  [G-I]  [J-L]

[M-O]  [P-S]  [T-V]  [W-Z]

 

* 1899 Montana Pioneer Society Book  Index

* A History of Petroleum County, MT

* 1921 "Montana Its Story and Biography:" 3 Volumes.


US Census Records

 1790-1940 Census Search

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Montana

(Territory: 1864.  Statehood: 1889. )


Statewide Montana Census Records Online

1870-1940 Montana Census Records at Ancestry

1870 Federal Census Index and 1870 Census Images

1880 Federal Census Index at USGenWeb Archives

1880 Federal Census Records at USGenWeb

1880 Federal Census - Search and View the images

1880 Federal Census Search at Family Search

1880 Federal Census - Search and View the images

1883 Census of Pensioners in Montana Territory

1890 Federal Census Veterans Schedules at Ancestry

1897-1898 Census of the Blackfeet, Montana at Ancestry

1900 Federal Census Index and 1900 Census Images

1910 Federal Census Index

1920 Federal Census Search

1930 Federal Census Index for Montana

1930 Federal Census Index at Family Search

1940 Federal Census Index and 1940 Census Images

Montana Census & Voter Lists at Ancestry

Montana State Databases of Census Records & Genealogy Records

 

Other MT Statewide Genealogy Records Used as Census Substitutes

First Families and Early Settlers of Montana

 


MT Census Records Online by County

Meagher County Census Records

(Formed 1867 - Original County.)

 

1870 Federal Census Records (partial)

1870 Federal Census Mortality Schedule

1880 Federal Census Transcription with Census Index for ED 21

1880 Federal Census Records with Census Index for ED 21, 22, & 23 (partial)

1883 Census of Pensioners at Genealogy Trails

1890 Federal Census - Veterans and Widows Schedules

1900 Federal Census Enumeration Districts

1930 Federal Census Enumeration Districts

 

Other Records

Early Land Records - Files arranged alphabetically

WWI Draft Registrations - Files arranged alphabetically

 


Mineral County Census Records

(Formed 1914 from Missoula County.)

 

1930 Federal Census Enumeration Districts

 

Other Records

Death Records - Files arranged alphabetically

Early Land Records - Files arranged alphabetically

WWI Draft Registrations - Files arranged alphabetically

WWII Army Enlistment Records

 


Missoula County Census Records

(Formed 1865 - Original County.)

 

1883 Census of Pensioners at Genealogy Trails

1900 Federal Census Enumeration Districts

1920 Federal Census Enumeration Districts

1920 Federal Census Index (partial)

1920 Federal Census Records (partial - Use with above index)

1920 Federal Census Pages 1A-3A

1920 Federal Census Pages 3B-5B

1920 Federal Census Pages 6A-8A

1920 Federal Census Extraction of Germans From Russia

1930 Federal Census Enumeration Districts

 

Other Records

Early Pioneers from Book - Society of Montana Pioneers

Early Land Records - Files arranged alphabetically

1878 Western Fair Pamphlet Names List

1920 High School Classes

 


Musselshell County Census Records

(Formed 1911 from Fergus County & Yellowstone County.)

 

1920 Federal Census Extraction of Germans From Russia

1930 Federal Census Enumeration Districts

 

Other Records

Early Land Records - Files arranged alphabetically

 


Park County Census Records

(Formed 1887 from Gallatin County.)

 

1900 Federal Census Enumeration Districts

1930 Federal Census Enumeration Districts

 

Other Records

WWII Army Enlistment Records

 


Petroleum County Census Records

(Formed 1924 from Fergus County & Garfield County.)

 

1930 Federal Census Enumeration Districts

 

Other Records

1919-1989 Winnett High School Graduates

 


Phillips County Census Records

(Formed 1915 from Valley County.)

 

1920 Federal Census (partial)

1930 Federal Census Enumeration Districts

 


Pondera County Census Records

(Formed 1919 from Chouteau County & Teton County.)

 

1930 Federal Census Enumeration Districts

 


Powder River County Census Records

(Formed 1919 from Custer County.)

 

1920 Federal Census Index

1920 Federal Census Index at PRGS

1930 Federal Census Enumeration Districts

 


Powell County Census Records

(Formed 1901 from Missoula County & Deer Lodge County.)

 

1930 Federal Census Enumeration Districts

 


Prairie County Census Records

(Formed 1915 from Custer County.)

 

1930 Federal Census Enumeration Districts

 


Ravalli County Census Records

(Formed 1893 from Missoula County.)

 

1900 Federal Census Enumeration Districts

 

1910 Federal Census Index.

Surnames starting with:

[A]  [B]  [C]  [D]  [E]  [F]  [G]  [H]  [I]  [J]  [K]  [L]  [M]  [N]  [O]  [P]  [Q]  [R]  [S]  [T]  [U]  [V]  [W]  [XYZ]

 

1930 Federal Census Enumeration Districts

 

Other Records

Biographies of Early Ravalli County Residents

 

Death Indexes
Pre 1920| 1920s| 1930s| 1940s| 1950-53| 1954-59| 1960s| 1970s| 1980s| 1990s| 2000s|

 

Pioneer Families of the Bitterroot Valley

 

WWII Army Enlistment Records.

Surnames starting with:

[A-I]    [J-R]    [S-Z]

 


Richland County Census Records

(formed 1914 from Dawson County.)

 

1930 Federal Census Enumeration Districts

 

 

 

 

Montana Census Finder Counties

Beaverhead-Daniels

Dawson-Golden Valley

Granite-McCone

Meagher-Richland

Roosevelt-Yellowstone

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