Dawson County , Montana

Dawson County: County in Montana, United States

Dawson County locator map
Location of Dawson County on Montana map.


Dawson County is a county located in the U.S. state of Montana. As of the 2010 census, the population was 8,966 and a population density of 1 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 8,613 inhabitants. Its county seat is Glendive. The county was created 156 years ago in 1864.


Dawson County is located at 47°15'59"N 104°53'58"W (47.2663800, -104.8994600). It has 2 neighbors: McCone County and Richland County.

Dawson County Courthouse- Glendive MT image
Dawson County Courthouse- Glendive MT

The largest city of Dawson County is Glendive with a population of 4,910. . See all Dawson County cities & populated places.


Dawson County forecast: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. more

Dawson County Courthouse- Glendive MT image

Dawson County map

Dawson County Quick Facts

Population : 8,613 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Montana (United States)
Different from : Dawson County, Dawes County, Dawson County, Dawson County
Area : 6172 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.5%
Land as percent of area : 99.5%
Named for : Andrew Dawson
Capital : Glendive
Establishment : January 01, 1865
Time Zone : America/Denver
Local time : 02:25:27 (4th August 2021)
Density : 1 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -4.1% (2010-2019)
Weather : 63℉ Slight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms then Partly Cloudy 7-days weather

Dawson County has 2 neighbours.

  • Glendive


According to census records, the population of Dawson County decreased by 4.1% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 8,966 - census
2011 9,026 0.66% estimation process
2012 9,231 2.22% estimation process
2013 9,381 1.6% estimation process
2014 9,505 1.3% estimation process
2015 9,577 0.75% estimation process
2016 9,263 -3.39% estimation process
2017 8,952 -3.47% estimation process
2018 8,680 -3.13% estimation process
2019 8,613 -0.78% estimation process

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Other places with the same name (3)

Dawson County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Dawson County.

City Name Population Title
Glendive 4,910 City in Montana
West Glendive 1,948 Census designated place
Richey 171 Town of the United States

Montana Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Montana 1,068,778 State of the United States of America
Yellowstone County 161,300 County in Montana, United States of America
Missoula County 119,600 County in Montana, United States
Gallatin County 114,434 County in Montana, United States
Billings 109,577 City in Montana, United States of America
Flathead County 103,806 County in Montana, United States
Cascade County 81,366 County in central Montana, United States
Missoula 75,516 County seat of Missoula County, Montana, United States
Lewis and Clark County 69,432 County in Montana, United States
Great Falls 58,434 Town in Cascade County, Montana, United States
Bozeman 49,831 Town in Gallatin County, Montana, United States
Ravalli County 43,806 County in Montana, United States
Silver Bow County 34,915 County in Montana, United States
Butte 34,190 Consolidated city-county in Montana, United States
Helena 33,124 State capital of Montana, United States and seat of Lewis and Clark County
Lake County 30,458 County in Montana, United States

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