Beaverhead County

Beaverhead County, Montana

2 S Pacific St
Dillon, MT 59725
Phone: (406) 683-5245
Fax: (406) 683-3769

On the southwestern border of MT, south of Butte; original county; organized Feb 2, 1865 (prior to statehood); annexed part of Madison County in 1911. Name Origin: For the Beaverhead River, which contains a rock formation that the Indians thought resembled a beaver's head

Area (sq mi):: 5572.04 (land 5542.31; water 29.73) Population per square mile: 1.60
Population 2005: 8,773 State rank: 24 Population change: 2000-20005 -4.70%; 1990-2000 9.20% Population 2000: 9,202 (White 94.40%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 2.70%; Asian 0.20%; Other 3.80%). Foreign born: 1.60%. Median age: 37.60
Income 2000: per capita $15,621; median household $28,962; Population below poverty level: 17.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,418-$24,204
Unemployment (2004): 3.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.30% Median travel time to work: 14.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 6.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Located at the southwestern corner of Montana, Beaverhead County snuggles into the curve made by the Continental Divide as it forms the boundary between the eastern panhandle of Idaho and Big Sky Country.
Ornithodoros parkeri, another tick vector of relapsing fever spirochetes in western United States, was collected during 1936 in Beaverhead County in Southwestern Montana, and an undisclosed number of these ticks transmitted Borrelia parkeri to one mouse in the laboratory (9).
One of the few brick buildings, it was put up in 1875 as the first Beaverhead County Courthouse.
Southwest Montana Sheep and Wool Festival, Beaverhead County Fairgrounds, Dillon, MT.