Sheridan County, Montana

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Sheridan County
Sheridan County Courthouse in Plentywood
Sheridan County Courthouse in Plentywood
Map of Montana highlighting Sheridan County
Location within the U.S. state of Montana
Map of the United States highlighting Montana
Montana's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 48°44′N 104°30′W / 48.73°N 104.5°W / 48.73; -104.5
Country United States
State Montana
FoundedMarch 11, 1913
Named forPhilip Sheridan
SeatPlentywood
Largest cityPlentywood
Area
 • Total1,706 sq mi (4,420 km2)
 • Land1,677 sq mi (4,340 km2)
 • Water29 sq mi (80 km2)  1.7%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2017)
3,469
 • Density2.0/sq mi (0.8/km2)
Time zoneUTC−7 (Mountain)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−6 (MDT)
Congressional districtAt-large
Websitewww.co.sheridan.mt.us

Sheridan County is a county found in the U.S. state of Montana. As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 3,384 people.[1] Its county seat is Plentywood.[2] Its northern boundary is the CanadaUnited States border south of Saskatchewan.

History[change | change source]

The county was founded in 1913 and named for American Civil War General Philip Sheridan.[3]

Geography[change | change source]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,706 square miles (4,420 km2), of which 1,677 square miles (4,340 km2) is land and 29 square miles (75 km2) (1.7%) is water.[4]

Bordering counties and rural municipalities[change | change source]

Communities[change | change source]

City[change | change source]

Towns[change | change source]

Census-designated places[change | change source]

Unincorporated communities[change | change source]

  • Coalridge
  • Comertown
  • Dagmar
  • Daleview
  • Homestead
  • Raymond
  • Redstone
  • Rock Crossing

Ghost towns[change | change source]

  • Dooley

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". US Census Bureau. Retrieved September 16, 2013.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved June 7, 2011.
  3. "Montana Place Names Companion". Montana Place Names From Alzada to Zortman. Montana Historical Society Research Center. Retrieved 9 May 2011.
  4. "2010 Census Gazetteer Files". US Census Bureau. August 22, 2012. Archived from the original on December 5, 2014. Retrieved November 30, 2014. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)

Other websites[change | change source]

Coordinates: 48°44′N 104°30′W / 48.73°N 104.50°W / 48.73; -104.50