Lincoln County Clerk & Recorder

The Clerk & Recorder’s Office is the “record keeper” for the county, both historic and current. The mission of the Clerk and Recorder’s Office is to preserve and provide for the public a true account of real property, commissioner meeting minutes, birth and death records, and other official county records and to do so with commitment, courtesy, and excellence.


The philosophy of the Lincoln County Election Department is to provide exemplary customer service to the electors of Lincoln County, the public and all local, state, and federal entities. Our goal is to conduct fair, honest, and transparent elections with the highest degree of integrity, professionalism, and courtesy.
The election department maintains voter records, prepares for and conducts primary, general and other county elections. Preparations include certifying the local ballot, preparing ballot layouts, assembling, and distributing supplies and training election judges. Visit the Elections Page Here.

Know your Lincoln County Voter Polling Places

Is your voter information current Voter Portal (

*MT Voter-Registration-Application

Birth & Death Records

Lincoln County is online with the Office of Vital Statistics in Helena. Therefore, this office can access and issue birth and death certificates for all Montana counties currently on record. Visit the Birth & Death Certificates Page Here.


The Clerk & Recorder’s Office is always looking for ways to further assist, educate and serve the public. MontGuides are a self-learning resource from MSU Extension. They cover a wide variety of topics from agriculture, land transfers to estate planning, and so much more. MontGuides are useful references to give information, or instructions to the public. MontGuides are free, and downloadable.

Here is the link to attain MontGuides:

Helpful Mining & Mineral Links

The Bureau Of Land Management (BLM) state offices are the only place where the complete set of land and mineral records for federal lands in a particular state, including mining claim records, are filed and available for public inspection. Anyone who has questions on mining claims or who needs paperwork related to their claim will be directed to contact the state BLM office or one of the links below.

BLM Mining and Minerals Page

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BLM Electronic Forms

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Mining Claims & Sites on Federal Lands 2019

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Lincoln County Address Search

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Below are the 2024 Resolutions

Resolution 2024-01 Commission Meeting Dates / Presiding Officer
Resolution 2024-02 Est. Posting Location
Resolution 2024-03 Est. Holiday and Travel Rates
Resolution 2024-04 Intent for Annexation – Bull Lake Rural Fire District
Resolution 2024-05 Establish Days/Hours of Operation for County Offices
Resolution 2024-06 Amend the Mill Levy for the State Equalization
Resolution 2024-07 Annex Cabinet Vista Subdivision into the Bull Lake Rural Fire District
Resolution 2024-08 Intent to Create a County-wide Library District
Resolution 2024-09 Election Question of Establishing Local Government Review Study Commission
Resolution 2024-10 Accept Determination EIS is Not Required Proposed Yaak Community Hall Floor Project
Resolution 2024-11 Set Elected Official Base Salaries
Resolution 2024-12 Set Justice of the Peace Base Salary
Resolution 2024-13 Election Question Whether to Create a County-wide Library District
Resolution 2024-14 Intent to Adopt a County Zoning District
Resolution 2024-15 To Adopt a County Zoning District Lower Yaak
Resolution 2024-16 To Invest Lincoln County Cash Reserves
Resolution 2024-17 Abandon County Road Between Lots 17 & 21 in Westgate Business Addition


Ordinance 2024-01 Recodifying Ordinance
Ordinance 2024-02 Litter Control
Ordinance 2024-03 Dog Control
Ordinance 2024-04 Park Rules of Conduct
Ordinance 2024-05 Community Decay
Ordinance 2024-06 Silver Butte Road


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