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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Mineral County was created 7 August 1914 from Missoula County. County seat: Superior
Geography: Land and Water
As reported by the Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,223 square miles (3,169 km2), of which,
1,220 square miles (3,159 km2) of it is land and 4 square miles (9 km2) of it (0.29%) is water.