Learn About
The Commemorative
Quarter for
The Commemorative Quarter for Montana

Time Zone: Musselshell County lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Roundup is the Seat for Musselshell County.

Musselshell County was founded in 1911. Musselshell was created by taking area from Fergus, and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Musselshell had a population of 4,600 people. This is an increase of 2.29% since the last Census (which gave a population of 4,497 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Musselshell represented 0.5% of the total population of Montana, making it the state's 36th most populous county (out of 56 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
20104,538+0.91%-1.35% since 2009
20094,600+2.29%+2.09% since 2008
20084,506+0.2%+0.9% since 2007
20004,497The Last Census

More information can be found on the Musselshell County Census Page for Musselshell County.


Other Roadside Stops ...

About Montana

Communities in Montana

Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

- Return to Citation

<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

- Return to Citation