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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.

Teton County, Montana

Teton County History, Geography, and Demographics

County Seat: Choteau
Year Organized: 1893
Square Miles: 2,273
Court House:

PO Box 610
County Courthouse
Choteau, MT 59422-0610

Etymology - Origin of County Name

The Teton Range which is in turn named for the French word for beast, teton.


County QuickFacts: Census Bureau Quick Facts

County History

Teton County was created 7 February 1893 from Chouteau County. County seat: Choteau


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,293 square miles (5,938 kmē), of which, 2,273 square miles (5,886 kmē) of it is land and 20 square miles (52 kmē) of it (0.87%) is water.

Neighboring Counties:

  • Pondera County, Montana - north
  • Chouteau County, Montana - east
  • Cascade County, Montana - south
  • Lewis and Clark County, Montana - south
  • Flathead County, Montana - west

Cities and Towns:

- Choteau (County Seat) city Incorporated Area
- Dutton town Incorporated Area
- Fairfield town Incorporated Area

County Resources:

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