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Chester Montana Family History Center

FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.

The library includes 2 internet computers with free access to many genealogy cites and two workers available for assistance.  Microfilms and microfiche may be ordered and read.  The library includes a copy machine and scanner.  People and visitors to the area are welcome.

Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map:


  • 580 West Jefferson Chester MT 59522 United States
  • Use Southwest door and ring door bell.
  • Parking available.
  • Language:English


  • 1-406-759-5390



Open Hours:

No public hours

  • Call (1-406-759-5133) to arrange visits:

Holiday Schedule:

The Chester Montana Family History Center

Closed all major holidays and when weather conditions are extreme or directives to close for

Center Resources


  • about 125 films purchased by patrons. 
  • a microfiche collection
  • Books:
    • Related Families of Botetourt County Virginia by J William Austin, II and Rebecca H. R. Austin
    • North and South Carolina Marriage Records by William Montgomery Clemens
    • The Heritage of Stokes County North Carolina 1981 by the Stokes County Historical Society
    • The Peckham Family by Charles Wesley Peckham Sr. Ed. D

Databases and Software

Hardware and Equipment

  • 2 computers, 1 copy machine, microfilm and microfiche readers

Resources in the Local Area

Liberty County Library:  Section on local genealogy

Broken Mountains Genealogy Society