Lake County, Montana

Lake County: County in Montana, United States


Lake County is a county located in the U.S. state of Montana. As of the 2010 census, the population was 28,746 and a population density of 7 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 30,986 inhabitants. Its county seat is Polson. The county was created 101 years ago in 1922.

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

Quick Facts about Lake County

Population : 30,986 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Montana (United States)
Different from : Lake County, Lake County, Lake County, Lake County, Lake County, Lake and Peninsula Borough, Lake County, Lake of the Woods County, Lake County, Lake County, Lake County, Lake County, Lake County
Area : 4283 km2
Water as percent of area : 9.9%
Land as percent of area : 90.1%
Named for : Flathead Lake
Capital : Polson
Establishment : January 01, 1923
Time Zone : UTC−07:00
Local time : 07:56:37 (3rd March 2024)
Density : 7 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 7.23% (2010-2020)
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Lake County is located at 47°38'45"N 114°5'22"W (47.6459400, -114.0893500). It has 2 neighbors: Flathead County and Missoula County.

Lake County map

The largest city of Lake County is Polson with a population of 5,181. Other cities include, Pablo population 2,254 and Ronan population 2,167. See all Lake County cities & populated places.

Lake County Populated Places

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Lake County.

City Name Population Title
Polson 5,181 City in Lake County, Montana, United States
Pablo 2,254 Census-designated place in Broward County, Florida
Ronan 2,167 City
Saint Ignatius 842 Town of the United States
Ferndale 472 Town in Lake County, Florida, United States

Lake County has 2 neighbours.

  • Polson


The population of Lake County increased by 7.23% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 28,746 - census
2011 28,977 0.8% estimation process
2012 29,012 0.12% estimation process
2013 29,121 0.37% estimation process
2014 29,215 0.32% estimation process
2015 29,457 0.82% estimation process
2016 29,709 0.85% estimation process
2017 30,221 1.69% estimation process
2018 30,220 -0% estimation process
2019 30,458 0.78% estimation process
2020 30,986 1.7% estimation process

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Other places with the same name (12)

Montana Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Yellowstone County 162,990 County in Montana, United States of America
Missoula County 121,630 County in Montana, United States
Billings 117,445 The most populous city in Montana.
Gallatin County 116,806 County in Montana, United States
Flathead County 105,851 County in Montana, United States
Cascade County 81,346 County in central Montana, United States
Missoula 76,848 The most populous city in Missoula County, Montana.
Lewis and Clark County 70,229 County in Montana, United States
Great Falls 58,353 Town in Cascade County, Montana, United States
Bozeman 50,970 Town in Gallatin County, Montana, United States
Ravalli County 45,002 County in Montana, United States
Silver Bow County 35,180 County in Montana, United States
Butte 34,190 Consolidated city-county in Montana, United States
Helena 33,737 State capital of Montana, United States and seat of Lewis and Clark County
Kalispell 25,329 City in Flathead County, Montana, United States
Lincoln County 20,343 County in Montana, United States