Phillips County, Montana
|Phillips County, Montana|
Phillips County Courthouse in Malta
Location within Montana
Montana's location within the U.S.
|Founded||February 5, 1915|
|• Total||5,212 sq mi (13,499 km2)|
|• Land||5,140 sq mi (13,313 km2)|
|• Water||72 sq mi (186 km2), 1.4%|
|• Density||0.8/sq mi (0.3/km2)|
|Time zone||Mountain: UTC−7/−6|
Phillips County is a county found in the U.S. state of Montana. As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 4,253 people. Its county seat is Malta. Before February 5, 1915, Phillips County was part of Blaine County, Montana, and before 1912 both were part of Chouteau County, Montana. It was named for rancher and state senator Benjamin D. Phillips.
References[change | change source]
- "State & County QuickFacts". US Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 16, 2011. Retrieved September 16, 2013.
- "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved June 7, 2011.
- Koschmann, A.H.; M.H. Bergendahl (1968). "Principal Gold-Producing Districts of the United States, Phillips County Montana Gold Production". United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 17 February 2008.