Powder River County was formed from Custer County in 1919 and is located in the southeastern corner of the state. Broadus is the county seat. The Powder River runs by the town and is noted for being "a mile wide and an inch deep."
Please post your queries concerning Powder River County here.
Members of the Powder River Genealogical Society will do look-ups in the following areas:
1920 Powder River County Census
Powder River Cemetery Indices
Local Newspaper Indices(1920-1940) (Later years if you have definite date)
Powder River County Vital records: birth, marriage, death
Powder River County Land Records
Powder River County Court Records
Please include "lookup" in the subject line to ensure an answer.
Darlene Wash at email@example.com (June - August only)
Ann Emmons at firstname.lastname@example.org (Sept - May only)
Check out the Powder River County Surnames
Follow directions for contributing your surnames.
Searchable Indices of Powder River County
1920 Powder River County Census Index
Powder River County Cemetery List
This link is not active. I do have photos of some of the Valley View Cemetery headstones.
Email me.....email@example.com....for a lookup.
Twin Pines Cemetery
Powder River County Documents
This is an index of documents I have accumulated from research requests.
Henry Malley Library
Broadus, MT 59317
MTGenWeb Photo Archives
Custer County Webpage
Carter County Webpage
Graphics from Western Graphics Resource Page
November 13, 2009