Toole County, Montana

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Toole County
Toole County Courthouse in Shelby
Toole County Courthouse in Shelby
Map of Montana highlighting Toole 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°39′N 111°41′W / 48.65°N 111.69°W / 48.65; -111.69
Country United States
State Montana
Founded1914
Named forJoseph Toole
SeatShelby
Largest cityShelby
Area
 • Total1,946 sq mi (5,040 km2)
 • Land1,916 sq mi (4,960 km2)
 • Water30 sq mi (80 km2)  1.5%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2017)
4,886
 • Density2.8/sq mi (1.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC−7 (Mountain)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−6 (MDT)
Congressional districtAt-large
Websitewww.toolecountymt.gov

Toole County is a county in the northern U.S. state of Montana. As of the 2010 United States Census, 5,324 people lived there.[1] Its county seat is Shelby.[2] The county was created in 1914 from parts of Hill County and Teton County and was named after Joseph Toole, the first and fourth governor of Montana. Its northern boundary is the CanadaUnited States border south of Alberta.

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.