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Montana CountiesThere are 56 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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Missoula County, Montana
Missoula County Education, Geography, and History
County Seat: Missoula
Year Organized: 1864
Square Miles: 2,598
200 West Broadway
Missoula, MT 59802-4292
Etymology - Origin of County Name
Supposedly a contraction of the Flathead word, "im-i-sul-e-etiku", meaning "by or near the place of fear or
ambush", a reference to Hell Gate Canyon, in which Flathead Native Americans were sometimes attacked by Blackfeet
County QuickFacts: Census Bureau Quick
Missoula County was created 2 February 1865 as an original county. County seat: Missoula
According to the US Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,618 square miles (6,781 km2), of which,
2,598 square miles (6,729 km2) of it is land and 20 square miles (53 km2) of it (0.78%) is water.
- Mineral County, Montana - west
- Sanders County, Montana - northwest
- Lake County, Montana - north
- Flathead County, Montana - northeast
- Powell County, Montana - east
- Granite County, Montana - southeast
- Ravalli County, Montana - south
- Idaho County, Idaho - southwest
- Clearwater County, Idaho - southwest
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