Broadwater County, Montana

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Broadwater County, Montana
Broadwater county courthouse.jpg
The Broadwater County Courthouse in Townsend
Location within Montana
Location within Montana
Map of the United States highlighting Montana
Montana's location within the U.S.
Founded1897
Named forCharles Arthur Broadwater
SeatTownsend
Largest cityTownsend
Area
 • Total1,239 sq mi (3,209 km2)
 • Land1,193 sq mi (3,090 km2)
 • Water46 sq mi (119 km2), 3.7%
Population
 • Total5,936
 • Density4.8/sq mi (1.9/km2)
Congressional districtAt-large
Time zoneMountain: UTC−7/−6
Websitewww.co.broadwater.mt.us

Broadwater County is a county found in the U.S. state of Montana. As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 5,612 people.[1] Its county seat is Townsend.[2] The county was named for Charles Arthur Broadwater, a noted Montana railroad, real estate, and banking magnate.[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 May 31, 2011. Retrieved June 7, 2011.
  3. Merrill, Andrea; Judy Jacobson (1997). Montana almanac. Helena MT: Falcon Publishing. p. 7. ISBN 1-56044-493-2.