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Custer County, Montana

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Custer County
Custer County Courthouse in Miles City
Custer County Courthouse in Miles City
Map of Montana highlighting Custer County
Location within the U.S. state of Montana
Map of the United States highlighting Montana
Montana's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 46°16′N 105°35′W / 46.27°N 105.58°W / 46.27; -105.58
Country United States
State Montana
FoundedJune 2, 1865
Named forGeorge Armstrong Custer
SeatMiles City
Largest cityMiles City
 • Total3,793 sq mi (9,820 km2)
 • Land3,783 sq mi (9,800 km2)
 • Water9.9 sq mi (26 km2)  0.3%
 • Total11,867
 • Density3.1/sq mi (1.2/km2)
Time zoneUTC−7 (Mountain)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−6 (MDT)
Congressional district2nd
  • Montana county number 14

Custer County is a county found in the U.S. state of Montana. As of the 2020 census, there were 11,867 people.[1] Its county seat is Miles City.[2] The county was formed in 1877[3] and named in honor of George Armstrong Custer.

References[change | change source]

  1. "QuickFacts: Custer County, Montana". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 4, 2024.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  3. "A Brief Custer County History". Custer County Montana. Archived from the original on October 28, 2014. Retrieved December 1, 2014.