Welcome to

                                                                LAKE COUNTY, MONTANA




                             "The Garden of the Rockies"


Home of beautiful Flathead Lake, the Flathead Indian Reservation, Bob Marshall Wilderness Area, the National Bison Range and some of the most extraordinary scenery you'll ever see.


Formed on August 11, 1923, from parts of Flathead and Missoula Counties, Lake County is Montana's second youngest county. Polson is its county seat.








            Lake County Montana - 1930


Lake County Resources:


A Chronology of Lake County History


Resources in Lake County


Towns, Communities and Post Offices


County Photos both old and new


Cemeteries of Lake County


Lake County schools


Index page of Armed Forces information


“The Chronicle” – surnames and emails of researchers

LookUp Volunteers

List of Look Up Volunteers – Thanks to all of you!

Geographical Features

Geography in Lake County







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Rootsweb's Lake County
Resources Page

(Search Engines, etc.)

ROOTS-L - Montana
(Montana Databases & Files)

Photo Archive

Confederated Salish

and Kootenai Tribes Website

Montana Memories Project
(Montana State Historical Society Site)

Montana History Compass

Lake County MT Directory
(Extensive Site of Lake County Resources)

Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame

Biographies of Inductees

Bureau of Land Management
(Search Land Records)

Lake County Leader
(Lake County Newspaper)

Flathead News Group
(Flathead Area Newspapers)

The Political Graveyard:
Lake County

Lake County Courthouse

(Official Site)

Flathead Reservation Wiki


 Histopolis Interactive Site

Lake County

 Chronicling America

Newspaper Search from the Library of Congress

MTGenWeb Archives  at USGenWeb


MTGenWeb Bordering Counties:

Flathead County

Missoula County

Sanders County


This website was last updated:  November 20, 2017

Dan Shurtliff is your MTGenWeb host for Lake County. Though not a resident, I do have ties to the beautiful Flathead Country.

You may contact me with any questions about this Website. I cannot do research.

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