Meagher County, Montana
|Meagher County, Montana|
Location in the state of Montana
Montana's location in the U.S.
|Seat||White Sulphur Springs|
|Largest City||White Sulphur Springs|
2,395 sq mi (6,203 km²)
2,392 sq mi (6,195 km²)
3 sq mi (8 km²), 0.13%
Meagher County (pronounced Marr) is a county in the U.S. state of Montana. As of 2010, there were 1,891 people. Its county seat is White Sulphur Springs. The center of population of Montana is also in Meagher County at 
Meagher County was named for Thomas Francis Meagher, territorial governor of Montana.
The first county seat was Diamond City, the main city of the Confederate Gulch mining district. This entire area is no longer part of Meagher County. It is now in neighboring Broadwater County.
National protected areas[change | change source]
- Gallatin National Forest (part)
- Helena National Forest (part)
- Lewis and Clark National Forest (part)
Border Counties[change | change source]
- Cascade County, Montana - north
- Judith Basin County, Montana - northeast
- Wheatland County, Montana - east
- Sweet Grass County, Montana - southeast
- Park County, Montana - south
- Gallatin County, Montana - south
- Broadwater County, Montana - west
- Lewis and Clark County, Montana - northwest
References[change | change source]
- "Find a County". National Association of Counties. http://www.naco.org/Template.cfm?Section=Find_a_County&Template=/cffiles/counties/usamap.cfm. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "Population and Population Centers by State:2000" (txt). United States Census Bureau. http://www.census.gov/geo/www/cenpop/statecenters.txt. Retrieved 2007-02-23.