Musselshell County

Musselshell County, Montana

506 Main St
Roundup, MT 59072
Phone: (406) 323-1104
Fax: (406) 323-3303

In south-central MT, north of Billings; organized Feb 11, 1911 from Fergus, Yellowstone, and Meagher counties. Name Origin: For the Musselshell River, which forms part of the county's eastern border, the river was named for the mussel shells found on its banks

Area (sq mi):: 1870.91 (land 1867.15; water 3.76) Population per square mile: 2.40
Population 2005: 4,497 State rank: 36 Population change: 2000-20005 0.00%; 1990-2000 9.50% Population 2000: 4,497 (White 95.90%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 1.60%; Asian 0.20%; Other 2.90%). Foreign born: 2.00%. Median age: 43.20
Income 2000: per capita $15,389; median household $25,527; Population below poverty level: 19.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $15,674-$17,703
Unemployment (2004): 5.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.80% Median travel time to work: 25.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 22.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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District 5: Big Horn County, Carbon County, Carter County, Custer County, Fallon County, Golden Valley County, Musselshell County, Powder River County, Rosebud County, Stillwater County, Treasure County, Wheatland County and Yellowstone County
Signal Peak Energy in Musselshell County, Mont., was found to have acted with "reckless disregard" when it failed to immediately report an accident where a miner sustained serious injuries.
Figure 5 Per Capita Federal Spending, FY 2010 Procurements, Montana and County Dollars Ranking Montana $828 42 Cascade $1,313 11 Flathead $498 26 Gallatin $419 31 Lewis & Clark $956 12 Missoula $533 24 Silver Bow S389 32 Yellowstone $755 15 Top Five Roosevelt County $6,785 Glacier County $3,675 Liberty County $2,979 Lake County $2,089 Dawson County $2,070 Bottom Five Musselshell County $103 Chouteau County $94 Prairie County $79 Fallon County $71 Sweet Grass County $67 Source: U.S.
1); Swenson (1970) who reported Myotis ciliolabrum (Western Small-footed Myotis) and Corynorhinus townsendii (Townsend's Big-eared Bat) in March using an abandoned coal mine in Musselshell County; Swenson and Shanks (1979) who reported Myotis lucifugus (Little Brown Myotis), Myotis septentrionalis (Northern Myotis), Myoits evotis (Western Long-eared Myotis), Myotis volans (Long-legged Myotis), and C.
Trochmarm, who actively monitors a number of anti-government groups, had gone as an observer with a group of Freemen to file papers at the Musselshell County Court House.
Musselshell County, Montana recently completed an extensive GIS of its infrastructure with 185 coverages including communications and transportation networks, energy and water systems, and housing and community facilities.
Musselshell County's recent coal mine expansion brought in more people, some from other states.