Clerk & Recorder


County Clerk Linda Corbett (406) 874-3343

The Clerk and Recorder is an elected county official established by the Constitution of Montana. Statutory authority establishes the duties as providing the primary administrative function for recording and maintaining the majority of all the legal documents relating to real estate records, land descriptions, county birth and death records and the records of the Board of County Commissioners. We are also the Election Department and administer the maintenance of the voter registration files, candidate filings and all aspects of the election process.

Birth & Death Certificate

We have available Custer County Birth and Death Certificates, also we have access to Birth Certificates for persons who were born in the State of Montana since 1920 and Death Certificates for persons who died statewide since 2003.  We require a copy of your identification and a short simple form to issue these.

Land Records

We have land records back to the beginning of Custer County- February 16, 1877. The following counties were taken from territory in Custer County are: Yellowstone February 26, 1883; Rosebud February 11, 1901; Fallon December 9, 1913; Wibaux August 17, 1914; Prairie February 5, 1915; Carter February 22, 1917 and Powder Riover April 1, 1919. We began microfilming our records in 1979,indexing on the computer July 1993, and scanning documents on the computer July 1998.

Muncipal Election

The Muncipal (City of Miles City) Election on Tuesday November 3, 2015  Absentee ballots will be available on October 14, 2015, if you are on the Absentee List they will be mailed to you that day, otherwise you can request one in person at our office during regular business hours- Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm thru Monday November 2nd, 2015 at noon.  The polls will be open on Tuesday November 3rd, 2015 from 7:00am until 8:00pm.  Please bring an id to vote.

Custer County Water and Sewer District Election

The Custer County Water and Sewer District will have an election on Tuesday November 3, 2015 at Jefferson School.  The polls will be open from 12:00pm until 8:00pm.