Jump to another county SIZE 2,649 mi² FOUNDED 1883 COUNTY SEAT BILLINGS POPULATION 161,300 LARGEST CITY BILLINGS COUNTY NUMBER 03 County Fun Fact Billings was named for lawyer, philanthropist and former Northern Pacific Railroad president Frederick Billings. SENATORSLAWMAKERS FOR THIS COUNTY Sen. Duane Ankney (R) SD-20 Sen. Jason Small (R) SD-21 Sen. Doug Kary (R)…

Jump to another county SIZE 890 mi² FOUNDED 1914 COUNTY SEAT WIBAUX POPULATION 969 LARGEST CITY WIBAUX COUNTY NUMBER 52 County Fun Fact Wibaux County was created by the Montana Legislature in 1914 from parts of Dawson, Fallon, and Richland counties. The name comes from Pierre Wibaux (1858–1913),[4] a late 19th-century cattle baron and friend…

Jump to another county SIZE 1,492 mi² FOUNDED 1917 COUNTY SEAT HARLOWTON POPULATION 2,126 LARGEST CITY HARLOWTON COUNTY NUMBER 44 County Fun Fact Judith Gap was named for the geographic “gap” between the Big Snowy and Little Belt Mountains. The gap was a pathway used many years ago by settlers and Native Americans. Chief Joseph…

Jump to another county SIZE 5,062 mi² FOUNDED 1914 COUNTY SEAT GLASGOW POPULATION 7,396 LARGEST CITY GLASGOW COUNTY NUMBER 20 County Fun Fact The town was once known only as Siding 24, a reference to its railroad beginnings. It became Glasgow in 1887 when a Great Northern railroad clerk jabbed his finger at a spinning globe,…

Jump to another county SIZE 984 mi² FOUNDED 1919 COUNTY SEAT HYSHAM POPULATION 696 LARGEST CITY HYSHAM COUNTY NUMBER 33 County Fun Fact The first building in Treasure County, a fur trading post near the mouth of the Bighorn River, was built in 1807 by Manuel Lisa. SENATORLAWMAKER FOR THIS COUNTY Sen. Duane Ankney (R)…

Jump to another county SIZE 1,946 mi² FOUNDED 1914 COUNTY SEAT SHELBY POPULATION 4,736 LARGEST CITY SHELBY COUNTY NUMBER 21 County Fun Fact Shelby was named in honor of Peter O. Shelby, the general manager of the Montana Central Railway. SENATORLAWMAKER FOR THIS COUNTY Sen. Bruce Gillespie (R) SD-9 REPRESENTATIVELAWMAKER FOR THIS COUNTY Rep. Llew…

Jump to another county SIZE 2,293 mi² FOUNDED 1893 COUNTY SEAT CHOTEAU POPULATION 6,147 LARGEST CITY CHOTEAU COUNTY NUMBER 31 County Fun Fact The world’s first baby dinosaurs are on display at the Montana Dinosaur Center in Bynum. SENATORLAWMAKER FOR THIS COUNTY Sen. Bruce Gillespie (R) SD-9 REPRESENTATIVELAWMAKER FOR THIS COUNTY Rep. Ross Fitzgerald (R) HD-17

COUNTY SEAT: BIG TIMBER
POPULATION: 6,147

Jump to another county SIZE 1,805 mi² FOUNDED 1913 COUNTY SEAT COLUMBUS POPULATION 9,642 LARGEST CITY COLUMBUS COUNTY NUMBER 32 County Fun Fact Cattle, sheep, alfalfa and grass hay are some of the biggest operations and crops in Stillwater County. SENATORLAWMAKER FOR THIS COUNTY Sen. David Howard (R) SD-29 REPRESENTATIVELAWMAKER FOR THIS COUNTY Rep. Fiona…

COUNTY SEAT: BUTTE
POPULATION: 34,915