LEWIS & CLARK COUNTY, MONTANA
Welcome to Lewis &
Clark County, Montana.
Lewis and Clark county was established in 1865 as Edgerton county. It was renamed Lewis & Clark in 1867. As of the 2012 U.S. Census the estimated population was 64,876 which means there are approximately 18 people per square mile in Lewis & Clark county. Lewis & Clark county is 3,498 square miles. Helena is the largest town and county seat of Lewis & Clark county.
Fun Fact #1: In 1888, Helena had more millionaires per capita than any other city in the world.
Fun Fact #2: The Montana Yogo Sapphire, found near Billings, is the only North American gem to be included in the Crown Jewels of England. Sapphires were discovered in the late 1800's.
|BIBLIOGRAPHY||Under development. Please submit any good local history sources that you are aware of.|
|CEMETERIES & FUNERAL HOMES||A list of known cemeteries in the county and area Funeral Homes. Some are indexed.|
|CITIES, TOWNS & POPULATED PLACES||Taken from the USGS|
ANCESTRY MESSAGE BOARDS
|These have been upgraded and combined with the Ancestry Boards. Post/View queries, bios, bible records, deeds, obits, pensions, and wills here. These are a valuable resource and all genealogists need to learn how to use them.|
|HELENA HISTORY||A brief timeline of Helena history.|
|LIBRARIES & HISTORICAL SOCIETIES|
|LEWIS & CLARK GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY||Another great source for your research.|
|LOOKUPS AND VOLUNTEERS||We need you! Please visit this page to see how you can help.|
|MAILING LIST||Join the Lewis and Clark County Mailing List and get some help from fellow researchers.|
Nice collection of Montana and Lewis and Clark County maps
Military casualties for WWI, WWII, Korea and Vietnam (under development)
Area mines and their ownership
National Register of Historic Places - Lewis & Clark County
|NEWSPAPERS||Present and historic newspapers.|
|NEWSPAPER EXTRACTIONS||This is interesting reading, with many named residents. Courtesy of Becke Dawson.|
|Helena Weekly Herald - April 5, 1894||Helena Weekly Herald - Nov. 20, 1879|
|PHOTOS||Feel free to submit photos for posting.|
|PIONEERS||Early Lewis and Clark County Pioneers|
|RESOURCES||Where to write for information|
|SCHOOLS||Lewis and Clark County schools|
|SURNAMES||Research your family name through the Ancestry.com surname boards|
YEARBOOK - HELENA HIGH SCHOOL 1948
The Helena High School Vigilante. This is an Acrobat file in 2 parts. These are large files.
|Part 1||Part 2|
|YEARBOOK - The Montana Wesleyan College Prickley Pear 1918||
This is offsite. Scroll down to the Montana Section.
This page was last modified:
June 20, 2017
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