Lake County, Montana

county in Montana, United States

Lake County is a county found in the northwestern U.S. state of Montana. As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 28,746 people.[1] Its county seat is Polson.[2]

Lake County
St. Ignatius Mission at St. Ignatius, Montana
Map of Montana highlighting Lake County
Location within the U.S. state of Montana
Map of the United States highlighting Montana
Montana's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 47°39′N 114°05′W / 47.65°N 114.09°W / 47.65; -114.09
Country United States
State Montana
Named forFlathead Lake
Largest cityPolson
 • Total1,654 sq mi (4,280 km2)
 • Land1,490 sq mi (3,900 km2)
 • Water164 sq mi (420 km2)  9.9%%
 • Estimate 
 • Density20.3/sq mi (7.8/km2)
Time zoneUTC−7 (Mountain)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−6 (MDT)
Congressional districtAt-large


  1. "State & County QuickFacts". US Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 13, 2011. Retrieved September 15, 2013.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved June 7, 2011.