Map  or  Names
Powell County, Montana


        Established in January 1901, Powell County
    occupies areas of mostly mountainous terrain in
    western Montana. Parts of the Flathead, Lolo,
    Helena, and Deer Lodge National Forests provide
    beautiful scenery within the boundaries of the
    county. Powell County is traversed by sections
    of a number of rivers including the South Fork
    of the Flathead River, the Blackfoot, Little
    Blackfoot, and Clark Fork Rivers. Upsata Lake,
    Coopers Lake, Browns Lake and Nevada Lake are
    all located in the county. The well known Grant-
    Kohls National Historic Site is located in the
    southern part of the county.
Crops - 2003 Acres
Planted
Acres
Harvested
Yield Unit Production Rank
Winter Wheat
Durum Wheat
Other Spring Wheat
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Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
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Barley 3,000 1,900 57 Bu. 108,000 37
Oats 900 600 77 Bu. 46,000 15
Corn
    For Grain
    For Silage
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Bu.
Tons
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Potatoes * * * Cwt. * *
Sugar Beets * * * Tons * *
Dry Beans 1/ * * * Cwt. * *
All Hay
    Alfalfa
    All Other
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50,500
19,500
31,000
2.21
2.9
1.8
Tons
Tons
Tons
111,700
57,200
54,500
16
26
2
1/ Yield is in pounds, production is in hundredweight. *Either zero or insufficient data for publication.
Livestock Reference Date Number of Head Rank
All Cattle & Calves
    Beef Cows & Heifers 2/
    Milk Cows & Heifers 2/
January 1, 2004 44,000
29,900
*
25
20
*
All Sheep & Lambs January 1, 2004 800 45
Hogs & Pigs December 1, 2003 * *
2/ That have calved. * Insufficient data for publication
Census of Agriculture - 2002 -
Number of Farms
Land in Farms (Acres)
Average Farm Size (Acres)
Total Land Area (Acres)
274
618,687
2,258
1,488,602