SIZE

2,333 mi²

FOUNDED

1901

COUNTY SEAT

DEER LODGE

POPULATION

6,890

LARGEST CITY

DEER LODGE

COUNTY NUMBER

28

County Fun Fact

Powell County was home to the first college in Montana, the Collegiate Institute, which opened its doors in 1880 in Deer Lodge. The name was eventually changed to the College of Montana.

County Link

SENATORS

LAWMAKERS FOR THIS COUNTY
Sen. Mark Sweeney (D) SD-39
Sen. Terry Gauthier (R) SD-40

REPRESENTATIVES

LAWMAKERS FOR THIS COUNTY
Rep. Gregory Frazer (R) HD-78
Rep. Becky Beard (R) HD-80