Custer County, Montana

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Custer County, Montana
Miles City MT Custer County Courthouse.jpg
Custer County Courthouse in Miles City
Location within Montana
Location within Montana
Map of the United States highlighting Montana
Montana's location within the U.S.
FoundedFebruary 16, 1877
Named forGeorge Armstrong Custer
SeatMiles City
Largest cityMiles City
 • Total3,793 sq mi (9,824 km2)
 • Land3,783 sq mi (9,798 km2)
 • Water9.9 sq mi (26 km2), 0.3%
Population (est.)
 • (2015)12,135
 • Density3.1/sq mi (1.2/km2)
Congressional districtAt-large
Time zoneMountain: UTC−7/−6

Custer County is a county found in the U.S. state of Montana. As of the 2010 census, there were 11,699 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. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 14, 2013.
  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.