Chouteau County, Montana

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Chouteau County
Chouteau County Courthouse in Fort Benton
Chouteau County Courthouse in Fort Benton
Map of Montana highlighting Chouteau County
Location within the U.S. state of Montana
Map of the United States highlighting Montana
Montana's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 47°53′N 110°26′W / 47.88°N 110.44°W / 47.88; -110.44
Country United States
State Montana
Named forPierre Chouteau Jr.
SeatFort Benton
Largest cityFort Benton
 • Total3,997 sq mi (10,350 km2)
 • Land3,972 sq mi (10,290 km2)
 • Water24 sq mi (60 km2)  0.6%
 • Total5,895
 • Density1.5/sq mi (0.57/km2)
Time zoneUTC−7 (Mountain)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−6 (MDT)
Congressional district2nd
  • Montana county number 19

Chouteau County is a county found in the U.S. state of Montana. As of the 2020 United States Census, there were 5,895 people.[1] Its county seat is Fort Benton.[2] The county was created in 1865.

References[change | change source]

  1. "QuickFacts: Chouteau County, Montana". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 4, 2024.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on May 10, 2015. Retrieved June 7, 2011.