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There 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
Court House:

200 West Broadway
County Courthouse
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


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County History

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.

Neighboring Counties:

  • 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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