McCone County

McCone County, Montana

1004 C Ave
Circle, MT 59215
Phone: (406) 485-3505
Fax: (406) 485-2689

In east-central MT; organized Feb 20, 1919 from Dawson and Richland counties. Name Origin: For George McCone, a MT state legislator

Area (sq mi):: 2682.77 (land 2642.53; water 40.25) Population per square mile: 0.70
Population 2005: 1,805 State rank: 48 Population change: 2000-20005 -8.70%; 1990-2000 -13.10% Population 2000: 1,977 (White 96.30%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.30%; Other 2.50%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 42.40
Income 2000: per capita $15,162; median household $29,718; Population below poverty level: 16.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,905-$20,469
Unemployment (2004): 2.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.50% Median travel time to work: 15.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 19.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Montana's three FCHIP health care programs are McCone County Medical Center in Circle, Roosevelt Medical Center in Culbertson, and Dahl Memorial Healthcare Association in Ekalaka.
Among the topics are from Tyrannosaurus rex to asteroid impact: early studies (1901-80) of the Hell Creek Formation in its type area, carbon isotope stratigraphy and correlation of plant megafossil localities, a preliminary test of the press-pulse extinction hypothesis: palynological indicators of vegetation change preceding the Cretaceous-Paleogene boundary in McCone County, the diversity and paleoecology of actinopterygian fish from vertebrate microfossil localities of the Maastrichtian Hell Creek Formation, and the cranial morphology of a juvenile Triceratops skull and comments on the fossil record of ontogenetically younger skulls.
On the morning of June 25, 2012, Jean Wilkins and her 9- and 3-year-old sons were traveling on highway 24 in a remote area of McCone County, Mont., when she fell asleep and crashed.
Figure 3 Per Capita Federal Spending, FY 2010 Other Direct Payments to Individuals, Montana and County Dollars Ranking Montana $2,426 28 Cascade $2,029 38 Flathead $1,174 53 Gallatin $816 55 Lewis & Clark $2,114 35 Missoula $1,306 51 Silver Bow $2,462 32 Yellowstone $1,438 48 Top Five Daniels County $12,601 Sheridan County $8,609 McCone County $8,332 Choteau County $7,941 Liberty County $7,490 Bottom Five Ravalli County $1,269 Flathead County $1,174 Jefferson County $934 Gallatin County $816 Rosebud County $246 Source: U.S.
She names the families that have moved off farmsteads along the road where she lives in McCone County, Montana.
As the storm continued across northern McCone County and into western Richland County it continued to produce hail up to the size of ping pong balls and wind gusts that were estimated as high as 80 to 90 mph knocked down telephone and electrical poles.