Beaverhead County, Montana

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Beaverhead County
US Post Office in Dillon, Montana
Map of Montana highlighting Beaverhead County
Location within the U.S. state of Montana
Map of the United States highlighting Montana
Montana's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 45°07′N 112°54′W / 45.12°N 112.9°W / 45.12; -112.9
Country United States
State Montana
Founded1865
SeatDillon
Largest cityDillon
Area
 • Total5,572 sq mi (14,430 km2)
 • Land5,542 sq mi (14,350 km2)
 • Water30 sq mi (80 km2)  0.5%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2017)
9,434
 • Density1.7/sq mi (0.7/km2)
Time zoneUTC−7 (Mountain)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−6 (MDT)
Congressional districtAt-large
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. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  3. "Montana Place Names Companion". Montana Place Names From Alzada to Zortman. Montana Historical Society Research Center. Retrieved December 1, 2014.