Meagher County, Montana

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Meagher County, Montana
Map of Montana highlighting Meagher County
Location in the state of Montana
Map of the USA highlighting Montana
Montana's location in the U.S.
Founded 1867
Seat White Sulphur Springs
Largest City White Sulphur Springs
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

2,395 sq mi (6,203 km²)
2,392 sq mi (6,195 km²)
3 sq mi (8 km²), 0.13%
 - (2010)
 - Density


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[1]. The center of population of Montana is also in Meagher County at 46°48′48″N 111°12′35″W / 46.813302°N 111.209708°W / 46.813302; -111.209708[2]

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.

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References[change | change source]

  1. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. "Population and Population Centers by State:2000" (txt). United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2007-02-23.