Lewis and Clark County Marriage Records

NameAddressCityStateZip CodePhone Number
Lewis and Clark County Clerk Offices
Lewis And Clark County Clerk228 East Broadway StreetHelenaMT59601406-759-5615
Helena Clerk215 North Sanders StreetHelenaMT59601406-444-3858
Lewis and Clark County Town & City Halls
East Helena City Hall306 East Main StreetEast HelenaMT59635406-227-5321
Helena City Hall316 N Park AveHelenaMT59601406-447-8401
Lewis and Clark County Marriage License Offices
Lewis and Clark County Marriage License228 East Broadway StreetHelenaMT59601406-447-8205
Montana Marriage LicenseDepartment Of Health And Human Services, Vital Statistics Bureau, 111 N. Sanders, Room 205HelenaMT59620406-444-4228
Lewis and Clark County Marriage & Divorce Records Databases
Lewis and Clark County Clerk of District Court Marriage Applications
Lewis and Clark County Clerk of District Court Marriage Records
Lewis and Clark County Divorce Certificates
Lewis and Clark County Treasurer, Clerk and Recorder's Office Website
Lewis and Clark Library Genealogy Records

Statistics

Married Couples 13,423 (48.8%)
Unmarried Couples 1,947 (3.0%)
Never Married Men 8,319 (31.1%)
Never Married Women 6,486 (23.5%)
Separated Men 158 (0.6%)
Separated Women 294 (1.1%)
Widowed Men 746 (2.8%)
Widowed Women 2,215 (8.0%)
Divorced Men 3,460 (12.9%)
Divorced Women 4,506 (16.3%)

Marriage Records in Lewis and Clark County Montana

The Montana Court judicature maintains an official database of marriage records, which it classifies into two categories: marital records or public records and non-marital records. Because some people living in Lewis and Clark County may not appear on the Register of Deeds, or maybe they got married in another state, the county has set up a separate system to store these records. It is important that you find out if your potential spouse has his or her marriage records, or maybe other information such as birth and death records if you are looking for someone who has moved into this area.

Marriage Records in Lewis and Clark County Montana

The marriage records maintained by the courts contain information such as the names of the groom and bride, parents of the couple, witnesses at the ceremony and so on. These records can be obtained from the county recorder’s office either in the town of Lewis or in the City of Clarkia. It’s important that you visit the office in the town of Lewis and Clark County in order to obtain these records. On the other hand, if you are looking for marriage certificates from out of state, you can request it from the vital statistics office in the state where you believe the marriage occurred.

You can search for Lewis and Clark County marriage records online using the facilities provided by the internet. However, before doing this, it is better to know some of the basic information regarding marriage records. There are two methods to retrieve these records. The first is to go to the local county courthouse and personally make a request to the records department. The other method is to utilize the services of a private data retrieval service. In any case, the information will be processed as fast as possible.

Typically, the vital records in a county are maintained in the county building and are also stored electronically. When you are searching for records of marriage in Lewis and Clark County, you have two options. First is to physically visit the location and request the records from the clerk of court. Second is to use the services of a private data retrieval service. The records of marriage in this county are stored electronically so the next step would be to look for a service that provides this kind of service.

Before you begin to request the records from the county, you have to ensure that the data source is reliable and secure. There is no particular protocol on how to request the records; it may vary depending on the county where the marriage has been entered. However, you have to make sure that the records provided by the service provider are accurate and updated.

When you access the information on the database, it would appear as if the records were updated on the day that you entered the data. However, if you do a little sleuthing on your own, you will see that there are chances that the entry was not actually done on the particular date. There are also chances that the information was entered in a hurry and the data has been merged with other data already in the system. It is best to check the data source once in a while to ensure that the records being requested are indeed correct. This is especially important if you need to get copies of these records for some purpose. Hence, do not make the mistake of going for an online service provider without checking on whether the information provided is correct and current.