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 began construction in Forsyth in 1912, for more history on our Courthouse visit our Resource page. Rosebud County is Montana’s twenty-second most populous county, with an estimated population of 8,329 as of the latest census in 2020.

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 2,441 feet above sea level near Hathaway to 4,807 feet above sea level in the Little Wolf Mountains west of Colstrip.
  • 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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2023 Tax Notices

REMINDER NOTICE

2023 Mobile Home Taxes 2nd half 2023 Mobile Home Taxes are due November 30, 2023 They must be postmarked by November 30, 2023 to be current. If you have any questions please call 406-346-7661 Rosebud County Treasurer 1200 Main Street, PO Box 167 Forsyth, MT 59327 TAXES MAY BE PAID ON-LINE SEE OUR WEBITE: rosebudcountymt.gov Penalty and interest will be charged as of December 1, 2023 Interest at the rate of 5/6 of 1% a month and penalty of 2% will be charged as of December 1, 2023

NOTICE

1st HALF 2023 REAL ESTATE TAXES

Real Estate Tax bills have been mailed

lst Half 2023 Real Estate Taxes are due November 30, 2023 They must be postmarked by November 30, 2023 to be current. If you did not receive a tax bill or have any questions please call 406-346-7661 Rosebud County Treasurer PO Box 167 - 1200 Main Street Forsyth, MT 59327 PROPERTY TAXES MAY BE PAID ON-LINE SEE OUR WEBSITE: rosebudcountymt.gov Penalty and interest will be charged as of December 1, 2023 Interest at the rate of 5/6 of 1% a month and penalty of 2% will be charged as of December 1, 2023


Searching Rosebud County Cemetery

You can now search the Rosebud County Cemetery in Forsyth on line. click on the link below to take you to the search site. https://forsyth.rosebud.mt.govern.com  



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