Clerk & Recorder


Custer County Clerk and Recorder and Election Administrator 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 River April 1, 1919. We began microfilming our records in 1979,indexing on the computer July 1993, and scanning documents on the computer July 1998.


2022 Federal General Election November 08, 2022


The General Election will be held at the Custer County Event Center on Tuesday November 08, 2022. Precincts 1, 2, 3, 4 will open at 7am until 8pm, and Precincts 6 and 8 will open at 12 noon until 8pm. Please remember Custer County has moved the combined polling place from Miles Community College to the Custer County Event Center, 42 Garry Owen Road starting with the Primary Election in June of 2022.  This change affects Precincts 1,2,3,4,6 and 8.

The Rural Precincts will be open from 12 noon until noon at their designated locations.

Remember to bring a valid identification.


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