Beaverhead County, Montana

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Beaverhead County, Montana
US Post Office - Dillon Main (2013) - Beaverhead County, Montana.png
Location within Montana
Location within Montana
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Montana's location within the U.S.
Founded1865
SeatDillon
Largest cityDillon
Area
 • Total5,572 sq mi (14,431 km2)
 • Land5,542 sq mi (14,354 km2)
 • Water30 sq mi (78 km2), 0.5%
Population (est.)
 • (2017)9,434
 • Density1.7/sq mi (0.7/km2)
Congressional districtAt-large
Time zoneMountain: UTC−7/−6
Websitewww.beaverheadcounty.org

Beaverhead County is the largest county by area in the U.S. state of Montana. As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 9,246 people.[1] Its county seat is Dillon.[2] The county was created in 1865.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". US Census Bureau. Retrieved September 14, 2013.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on July 12, 2012. Retrieved June 7, 2011.
  3. "Montana Place Names Companion". Montana Place Names From Alzada to Zortman. Montana Historical Society Research Center. Retrieved December 1, 2014.