Toole County, Montana
|Toole County, Montana|
Toole County Courthouse in Shelby
Location within Montana
Montana's location within the U.S.
|Named for||Joseph Toole|
|• Total||1,946 sq mi (5,040 km2)|
|• Land||1,916 sq mi (4,962 km2)|
|• Water||30 sq mi (78 km2), 1.5%|
|• Density||2.8/sq mi (1.1/km2)|
|Time zone||Mountain: UTC−7/−6|
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. Its county seat is Shelby. 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 Canada–United States border south of Alberta.