Broadwater County

Broadwater County, Montana

515 Broadway
Townsend, MT 59644
Phone: (406) 266-3443
Fax: (406) 266-3674

In west-central MT, east of Helena; organized Feb 9, 1895 from Jefferson and Meagher counties. Name Origin: For Col. Charles A. Broadwater (1840-92), miner, businessman, president of the Montana Central Railroad, and local resort proprietor

Area (sq mi):: 1238.94 (land 1191.35; water 47.59) Population per square mile: 3.80
Population 2005: 4,517 State rank: 35 Population change: 2000-20005 3.00%; 1990-2000 32.20% Population 2000: 4,385 (White 96.10%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 1.30%; Asian 0.10%; Other 2.60%). Foreign born: 1.40%. Median age: 41.30
Income 2000: per capita $16,237; median household $32,689; Population below poverty level: 10.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,326-$20,787
Unemployment (2004): 4.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.30% Median travel time to work: 22.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 30.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The first transaction involved the purchase of 552 acres south of Townsend in Broadwater County with over two miles of Missouri River frontage.
The Broadwater County property sold in 2006, and there was conflicting interview evidence on the effect of the 500 kV lines on the transaction.
The fastest-growing county in Montana between 2000 and 2010 was Gallatin County (32 percent), followed by Broadwater County (28 percent) and Flathead County (22 percent).
Two counties gained three places in rank: Broadwater County from 37th to 34th and Madison County from 27th to 24th.
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Previously Professor of Rural Studies in the Institute of Rural Studies in UWA Born 18/03/54 Godalming, Surrey Spouse/ptnr Dr Ruth Geuter Children Mair, Edwyn and Alice Educ Broadwater County Secondary School, Farncombe, Surrey; Coleg Harlech, Gwynedd; University of Wales, Aberystwyth (BscEcon; PhD);
Flynn, who is profiled in a book co-authored by Terry Anderson called Enviro-Capitalists, is a Montana native who works days as the Broadwater County Attorney.