Powder River County, Montana

county in Montana, United States

Powder River County is a county found in the U.S. state of Montana. As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 1,743 people.[2] Its county seat is Broadus.[3]

Powder River County
Powder River Courthouse in Broadus
Powder River Courthouse in Broadus
Map of Montana highlighting Powder River County
Location within the U.S. state of Montana
Map of the United States highlighting Montana
Montana's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 45°23′N 105°38′W / 45.38°N 105.64°W / 45.38; -105.64
Country United States
State Montana
FoundedMarch 17, 1919[1]
Named forPowder River
Largest townBroadus
 • Total3,298 sq mi (8,540 km2)
 • Land3,297 sq mi (8,540 km2)
 • Water0.6 sq mi (2 km2)  0.02%%
 • Estimate 
 • Density0.5/sq mi (0.2/km2)
Time zoneUTC−7 (Mountain)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−6 (MDT)
Congressional districtAt-large


  1. "Powder River County, Montana". www.prco.mt.gov. Archived from the original on 14 June 2018. Retrieved 3 April 2018.
  2. "State & County QuickFacts". US Census Bureau. Archived from the original on December 22, 2015. Retrieved September 16, 2013.
  3. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved June 7, 2011.