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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 - 2004 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 3,100 1,200 66 Bu. 79,000 43
Oats 500 200 105 Bu. 21,000 36
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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54,000
19,000
35,000
2.18
2.8
1.8
Tons
Tons
Tons
117,600
53,400
64,200
15
26
4
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, 2005 41,000
29,600
*
26
18
*
All Sheep & Lambs January 1, 2005 800 44
Hogs & Pigs December 1, 2004 * *
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