Daniels County

Daniels County, Montana

213 Main St
Scobey, MT 59263
Phone: (406) 487-5561
Fax: (406) 487-5583

On the northeastern border of MT; organized Aug 30, 1920 from Sheridan and Valley counties. Name Origin: For Mansfield A. Daniels, an early rancher and storekeeper

Area (sq mi):: 1426.52 (land 1426.09; water 0.43) Population per square mile: 1.30
Population 2005: 1,836 State rank: 47 Population change: 2000-20005 -9.00%; 1990-2000 -11.00% Population 2000: 2,017 (White 95.70%; Black or African American 0.00%; Hispanic or Latino 1.60%; Asian 0.20%; Other 3.70%). Foreign born: 4.70%. Median age: 47.00
Income 2000: per capita $16,055; median household $27,306; Population below poverty level: 16.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $27,908-$26,351
Unemployment (2004): 3.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.10% Median travel time to work: 12.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 5.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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To Replace and upsize cast iron water mains serving 615 users within the city of Scobey in rural Daniels County, Mont.
This Rural Development investment will be used to replace and upsize cast iron water mains serving 615 users within the city of Scobey in rural Daniels County, Mont.
District 8: Daniels County, Dawson County, Garfield County, McCone County, Petroleum County, Phillips County, Prairie County, Richland County, Roosevelt County, Sheridan County, Valley County, and Wibaux County
Located in Daniels County, Montana, the net acreage is comprised of 36 leases that have approximately a 24 month life with a net revenue interest of 80% with a right to renew for three years.
* Daniels County ranks first in terms of total federal spending per capita.
Figure 2 Per Capita Federal Spending, FY 2010 Retirement and Disability, Montana and County Dollars Ranking Montana $3,440 7 Cascade $4,185 20 Flathead $3,662 29 Gallatin $2,143 55 Lewis &Clark $3,608 31 Missoula $2,847 51 Silver Bow $3,816 24 Yellowstone $3,148 48 Top Five Daniels County $7,472 Sheridan County $5,898 Mineral County $5,449 Prairie County $5,099 Sanders County $4,957 Bottom Five Rosebud County $2,714 Glacier County $2,595 Big Horn County $2,271 Gallatin County $2,143 Toole County $2,040 Source: U.S.
In the northeast, abundant state land (much of it farmed) awaits in Daniels County west of Scobey.
The folks of Daniels County in northeaster Montana love their history.
It all started in 1963 when Daniels County celebrated the 50th anniversary of the arrival of Great Northern Railroad's branch line to the newly built town of Scobey
Bowler puts out the weekly Daniels County Leader in Scobey, Mont., a county seat with just over 1,000 residents.
Daniels County Museum Association of Scobey received $40,000 to build an attractive metal rod fence to replace a post and wire fence on the east side of Pioneer Town, which is the entrance and the side facing Scobey.
Table 1 Median and Per Capita Income Fort Peck Reservation and Four County Area Montana, 1990 Median Median Per Household Family Capita Daniels County $21,433 $24,032 $9,963 Roosevelt County $19,445 $21,914 $7,751 Sheridan County $20,728 $25,246 $10,001 Valley County $21,781 $27,029 $10,529 Fort Peck Reservation, Native American $13,051 $18,099 $4,778 Montana $22,988 $28,044 $11,213 Source: Fort Peck Tribes and Bureau of Indian Affairs.