There are fifty-six counties in Montana. Montana has two consolidated city-counties- Anaconda
with Deer Lodge County and Butte with Silver Bow County. The portion of Yellowstone National Park that lies
within Montana was not part of any county until 1997, when part of it was nominally added to Gallatin County,
and the rest of it to Park County.
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Judith Basin County was created 10 December 1920 from Fergus and Cascade Counties. County seat: Stanford
Geography: Land and Water
As reported by the Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,871 square miles (4,845 km2), of which,
1,870 square miles (4,843 km2) of it is land and 1 square miles (2 km2) of it (0.05%) is water.