Toole County, Montana

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Toole County, Montana
Toole County Courthouse in Shelby, Montana.JPG
Toole County Courthouse in Shelby
Location within Montana
Location within Montana
Map of the United States highlighting Montana
Montana's location within the U.S.
Founded1914
Named forJoseph Toole
SeatShelby
Largest cityShelby
Area
 • Total1,946 sq mi (5,040 km2)
 • Land1,916 sq mi (4,962 km2)
 • Water30 sq mi (78 km2), 1.5%
Population (est.)
 • (2017)4,886
 • Density2.8/sq mi (1.1/km2)
Congressional districtAt-large
Time zoneMountain: UTC−7/−6
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.