Yellowstone County, Montana

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Yellowstone County
Postcard. Pompeys Pillar National Monument.
Map of Montana highlighting Yellowstone County
Location within the U.S. state of Montana
Map of the United States highlighting Montana
Montana's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 45°56′N 108°16′W / 45.94°N 108.27°W / 45.94; -108.27
Country United States
State Montana
Founded1893
Named forYellowstone River
SeatBillings
Largest cityBillings
Area
 • Total2,649 sq mi (6,860 km2)
 • Land2,633 sq mi (6,820 km2)
 • Water16 sq mi (40 km2)  0.6%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2017)
158,980
 • Density60.4/sq mi (23.3/km2)
Time zoneUTC−7 (Mountain)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−6 (MDT)
Congressional districtAt-large
Websitewww.co.yellowstone.mt.gov

Yellowstone County is the most populous county in the U.S. state of Montana. As of the 2010 United States Census, 147,972 people lived there, and a 2017 estimate put the population at 158,980.[1] Its county seat is Billings.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Bureau, US Census. "American FactFinder - Results". factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved April 2, 2018.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved June 7, 2011.