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Mt. Helena Looking West from Balcony of the State Capitol
Helena, Mont., c. 1906


Founded: 1865
County Seat: Helena
Largest city: Helena
It was first named Edgerton County, after the first territorial governor, Sidney Edgerton, 1864-1865, then changed to its current name 2 years later

Town, Cities and Census-Designated Places
* Helena
* East Helena

* Augusta * Helena Valley Northeast * Helena Valley Northwest
* Helena Valley Southeast * Helena Valley West Central * Helena West Side * Lincoln

Ghost town
* Marysville

History of Towns and Townships

 Online Data

Church Histories / Records

Family Bibles

Marriages

School Records

Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates:
June 2013: obit for BOYCE

PREVIOUS UPDATES:
obit for MACKINNON, THRAILKILL, PRESCOTT, WARLEY
Vietnam War Casualties; Bios for METTLER, DEERING, SMITH, TRACY, MEAGHER, MILLER, BABCOCK, SULGROVE, GRAHAM, MCKOWEN, FRENCH, NOLAN, BARDON, SANDERS, RAY, FULLER, WHITE, JOHNSON, PICKETT, POWER, CARTER, ARNOLD, BRANDEGEE, MILLS, RODGERS, BUTCHER, BROWN, SMITH, HEYWOOD, FREYLER, JOHNSON, RICE, FLAHERTY, WALKER, NICKOLAI, KAIN, CARSTENSEN, HAIRE, LUNN, WALSH. Obits for SEYMER, O'SHEA, MERRY, NAGLE, HORWITZ, DENNIS, KEASLER, KROMER. Birth Annmts for BEIRMAN, HILLMAN; Marr. Annmt for TUTTLE-KITSON; 1880 Mortality Schedule for Helena
Marriage announcement for RAE-CRUSE; Sick List news item for MILLER; Indian Wars: Sully Expedition of 1864; Obits for CALDERhEAD, O'CONNELL, TOTTEN; 1870 Mort. Schedule and 1880 Mortality Schedule for Fort Shaw/Sun River and Dry Gulch; bio for TOOLE; 1883 Pensioners
1921 Historical Overview of the county and Helena; 1899 County Map; List of Cemeteries; World War 2 Casualties




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Surrounding Counties
* Teton County - north
*
Cascade County - east
*
Meagher County - east
*
Broadwater County - southeast
*
Jefferson County - south
*
Powell County - west
*
Flathead County - northwest

 

Lewis and Clark County Montana Vital Records
Lewis & Clark County Clerk And Recorder Office
316 North Park
P.O. Box 1721
Helena, Montana 59624
Phone: (406) 447-8335



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