Welcome to Rosebud County

Rosebud County was established on February 1, 1901 and is located in Southeastern Montana covering approximately 5,027 square miles (5,010 square miles is land and 17 square miles is water). The county Courthouse was built in Forsyth in 1912. Rosebud County is Montana’s twenty-second most populous county, with an estimated population of 9,329 as of the latest census.

Other cities and towns in Rosebud County include Angela, Ashland, Birney, Colstrip, Hathaway, Ingomar, Lame Deer, Rosebud, and Sumatra. A large portion of the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation lies within Rosebud County.

  • Rosebud County is the fourth largest County by land area in the State of Montana.
  • Topography of Rosebud County is mostly rolling with small hills.  Elevations range from 1500 feet above sea level near the Yellowstone River to 4200 feet in the southern portion of the County near Ashland, adjacent to Custer National Forest.
  • The County’s leading source of income are from agriculture, tourism, railroad, coal mining and electrical generation.
  • There are 1,165 miles of County road.
  • Medical facilities are located in Ashland, Lame Deer, Colstrip and Forsyth.
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JOB OPENING

ROSEBUD COUNTY PROBATIONARY DEPUTY SHERIFF-PATROL $24.03/HOUR Rosebud County is conducting a recruitment to establish a hiring pool for Probationary Deputy Sheriff position(s). Initial assignment is to Patrol Division in ASHLAND, MT.

To qualify applicants must meet the following statutory requirements:
 
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Yoga & Arthritis Exercises For Seniors

Gentle*Easy to Follow*Effective designed especially for Seniors. The Yoga Class is every Wednesday at 9:00AM The poses is approached with softness and support by our qualified instructor and nurse, Gigi Wolfe The Arthritis Exercises are every Monday & Thursdays at 9:00 AM Simple range of motion and stretching exercises designed to reduce joint pain and stiffness, instructed by Deb Parry, certified.