Missoula County, Montana

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Missoula County
Missoula County Courthouse
Missoula County Courthouse
Map of Montana highlighting Missoula 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°02′N 113°56′W / 47.04°N 113.93°W / 47.04; -113.93
Country United States
State Montana
FoundedDecember 14, 1860
Largest cityMissoula
 • Total2,618 sq mi (6,780 km2)
 • Land2,593 sq mi (6,720 km2)
 • Water25 sq mi (60 km2)  1.0%
 • Total117,922
 • Density45/sq mi (17/km2)
Time zoneUTC−7 (Mountain)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−6 (MDT)
Congressional district1st
  • Montana county number 04

Missoula County is a county found in the State of Montana. As of the 2020 United States Census, the population was 117,922,[1] making it Montana's third-most populous county. Its county seat and largest city is Missoula.[2] It was created in 1860.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "QuickFacts: Missoula County, Montana". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 5, 2024.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 7 June 2011.
  3. "Montana Place Names Companion". Montana Place Names From Alzada to Zortman. Montana Historical Society Research Center. Retrieved December 1, 2014.