COVID-19 Updates:

We will be posting updates concerning how the COVID-19 is affecting our county.

Telephone Number for County offices

Montana Response to COVID-19

SCAMS Related to COVID-19: Protect Yourself from More than the Virus

Thank you for your help and patience during these difficult times.
To help protect you and our staff the District Court and Clerk of Court’s office will require a mask or face covering to be worn by the public accessing the Third Floor of the Rosebud County Courthouse until further notice.
If you have any questions please call 346-7322.

 

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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General Election information

The General Election is Tuesday, November 3rd. Please go to our Election page for updates, news and information to help our voters thru the General Election. TO PROTECT THE HEALTH AND SAFTEY OF OUR CITIZENS ROSEBUD COUNTY’S NOVEMBER 3 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION WILL BE CONDUCTED BY MAIL BALLOT WITH AN IN PERSON OPTION. BALLOTS WILL BE MAILED TO ALL ACTIVE REGISTERED VOTERS ON OCTOBER 9, 2020 IF YOU WISH TO PICK UP YOUR BALLOT BEFORE IT IS MAILED ON OCTOBER 9, PLEASE COME TO THE CLERK AND RECORDERS OFFICE AT THE ROSEBUD COUNTY COURTHOUSE, BEGINNING OCTOBER 2. AFTER YOU RECEIVE YOUR BALLOT, IF YOU WISH TO VOTE IN PERSON, BRING IT TO THE POLLING PLACE AT THE ROSEBUD COUNTY COURTHOUSE. IF YOU FORGET YOUR BALLOT, WE CAN VOID THE ORIGINAL AND ISSUE A NEW ONE IN PERSON- EARLY VOTING WILL BE MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY  8 – 5 FROM OCTOBER 2 UNTIL NOON NOVEMBER 2. ELECTION DAY VOTING IS FROM 7 A.M. UNTIL 8 P.M. . RETURN OPTIONS MAIL – POSTAGE IS PAID DROP OFF – FLOWER GRINDER IN LAME DEER OR COURTHOUSE IN FORSYTH BALLOTS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 8 P.M. ON ELECTION DAY, NOVEMBER 3. IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS, PLEASE CALL OUR OFFICE AT 406-346-7318


Senior Center reopening

The County Senior Citizens Centers are re-opened to the public. Social Distance and Sanitation protocols will be followed. Curbside pick will be still available for the seniors that won’t feel comfortable by eating inside. The number of the attendants to the exercise classes will be limited so we recommend everyone to let us know if they are planning to attend so we can make any arrangements is needed. The classes will be also live on ZOOM 406-346-2878



Upcoming Events

General Election

November 3, 2020