Gallatin County Marriage Records

NameAddressCityStateZip CodePhone Number
Gallatin County Marriage & Divorce Records Offices
Gallatin County Clerk615 South 16th AvenueBozemanMT59715406-582-2165
Gallatin County Marriage License311 West Main StreetBozemanMT59715406-582-2165
Manhattan City Hall120 West Main StreetManhattanMT59741406-284-3235
Gallatin County Marriage & Divorce Records Databases
Gallatin County Clerk Marriage Records
Gallatin County Clerk and Recorder County Records
Gallatin County Clerk and Recorder's Office Property Records
Gallatin County Clerk of District Court Naturalization Records
Gallatin County Divorce Certificates
Gallatin County History and Genealogy Website

Statistics

Married Couples 20,026 (49.2%)
Unmarried Couples 2,885 (3.0%)
Never Married Men 18,151 (42.1%)
Never Married Women 12,972 (32.3%)
Separated Men 235 (0.5%)
Separated Women 415 (1.0%)
Widowed Men 602 (1.4%)
Widowed Women 1,907 (4.8%)
Divorced Men 3,360 (7.8%)
Divorced Women 4,209 (10.5%)

What Is The Purpose Of Marriage Records?

Marriage Records in Gallatin County Montana

Marriage Records in Gallatin County Montana is maintained by the county Records Department, which is under the state and not the federal government. Marriage Records in Gallatin County are important documents for all kinds of purposes such as genealogy, immigration, background check, criminal checks, or any other legal purpose that you may have. These records are maintained in two ways, by the individual state or county and by the national Family History Office. The records have to be ensured and protected in order to protect them from identity theft, fraud and unauthorized release.

Marriage Records in Gallatin County is available from the Record Department at the county courthouse. People may access marriage records through the Internet or through a fee-based service. The records can be searched either by the name of the couple or the date of marriage, full names of the people who were witnesses or the names of the witnesses. There are several reasons why the records may be requested by people. Searching for marriage records may help individuals trace their family history, locate lost relatives, verify Social Security or immigration status and conduct genealogies.

Public and private facilities offer the public-access records online at various locations. While some of these websites allow restricted viewing by some organizations and institutions (state, county, and state officials only), others are open to the public. There are also websites that offer access to a limited amount of public information free of charge, while there are those that charge a fee.

While some of these record providers claim that they provide ‘100% accurate’ marriage records, others do not have such information. This can lead to a lot of disappointment when people cannot get the records they need and want because of inconsistencies in information. However, since this information is public record and is made available for everyone to search, one should not have much trouble in getting the records that one wants.

It is important to note that marriage records are often difficult to obtain and are often stored in several different locations. This makes it hard to find them if one knows where they are kept. There are some solutions to this problem. One can ask for a copy directly from the County Recorder’s Office or make use of the State Marriage Records Bureau.

Marriage records are now accessible online thanks to the internet. Most online record providers come with a free basic search feature that allows a person to check whether the marriage records they require are available. Other online record providers charge a fee when conducting searches. However, most of them offer more information than what is found in public records offices. These online record providers can give detailed information about the parents and the bride and groom. They usually have more records for the bride and groom than for the bride and groom themselves.