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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Sweet Grass County was created 5 March 1895 from Meagher, Park, and Yellowstone Counties. County seat: Big Timber
Geography: Land and Water
As reported by the Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,862 square miles (4,823 km2), of which,
1,855 square miles (4,805 km2) of it is land and 7 square miles (18 km2) of it (0.37%) is water.