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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Wheatland County was created 22 February 1917 from Meagher and Sweet Grass Counties. County seat: Harlowtown
Geography: Land and Water
As reported by the Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,428 square miles (3,699 km2), of which,
1,423 square miles (3,686 km2) of it is land and 5 square miles (13 km2) of it (0.36%) is water.