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Chouteau County, Montana

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Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Chouteau County, Montana.

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The county was established in 1865 as one of the original nine counties of Montana, and named in 1882 after Pierre Chouteau Jr., a fur trader who established a trading post that became Fort Benton, which was once an important port on the Missouri River.

Adjacent Counties

Cities, Towns & Communities

  • Big Sag
  • Big Sandy
  • Boneau
  • Carter
  • Coal Banks Landing
  • Floweree
  • Fort Benton (County Seat)
  • Geraldine
  • Highwood
  • Lippard
  • Loma
  • Parker School
  • Rocky Boy West
  • Shepherd Crossing
  • Shonkin
  • Square Butte
  • Stranahan
  • Virgelle
  • Warrick
  • Woods Crossing



Lewis & Clark National Forest (part)

Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument (part)

National Register of Historic Places

Genealogy Trails

MT Gen Web

Broken Mountains Marriage Records {1880-2001)