Toole County, Montana

county in Montana, United States

Toole County is a county in the northern U.S. state of Montana. As of the 2020 United States Census, 4,971 people lived there.[1] Its county seat is Shelby.[2] The county was created in 1914 from parts of Hill County and Teton County and was named after Joseph Toole, the first and fourth governor of Montana. Its northern boundary is the CanadaUnited States border south of Alberta.

Toole County
Toole County Courthouse in Shelby
Toole County Courthouse in Shelby
Map of Montana highlighting Toole County
Location within the U.S. state of Montana
Map of the United States highlighting Montana
Montana's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 48°39′N 111°41′W / 48.65°N 111.69°W / 48.65; -111.69
Country United States
State Montana
Founded1914
Named forJoseph Toole
SeatShelby
Largest cityShelby
Area
 • Total1,946 sq mi (5,040 km2)
 • Land1,916 sq mi (4,960 km2)
 • Water30 sq mi (80 km2)  1.5%
Population
 (2020)
 • Total4,971
 • Density2.6/sq mi (0.99/km2)
Time zoneUTC−7 (Mountain)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−6 (MDT)
Congressional district2nd
Websitewww.toolecountymt.gov
  • Montana county number 21

References change

  1. "QuickFacts: Toole County, Montana". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 5, 2024.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved June 7, 2011.