State Statisticsl Report Map  or  Names
Granite County, Montana


        Granite County occupies land in western
    Montana. Its terrain is largely mountainous,
    and is comprised of sections of the Deer Lodge
    National Forest. The Continental Divide
    crosses its southeastern boundary, while the
    Sapphire Mountains define the western edge. A
    section of the Anaconda-Pintlar Wilderness area
    lies along the southeastern border. The Clark
    Fork River crosses the northern section of
    Granite County, while Rock Creek traverses the
    entire length of the county in the west.
    Georgetown Lake, a popular fishing spot, lies
    along the southeastern border.
Crops - 2008 Acres
Planted
Acres
Harvested
Yield Unit Production Rank
Winter Wheat
Durum Wheat
Other Spring Wheat
*
*
1,200
*
*
1,200
*
*
70.0
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
*
*
84,000
*
*
48
Barley * * * Bu. * *
Oats * * * Bu. * *
Corn
    For Grain
    For Silage
*
----
----
----
*
*
----
*
*
----
Bu.
Tons
----
*
*
----
*
*
Potatoes * * * Cwt. * *
Sugar Beets * * * Tons * *
Dry Peas
   Lentils
   Austrian Winter Peas
*
*
*
*
*
*
*
*
*
Cwt
Cwt
Cwt
*
*
*
*
*
*
Dry Beans 1/
   Pinto Beans
* * * Cwt.
Cwt
* *
Flaxseed
Canola
Mustard Seed
Safflower

*
*
*
*  

*
*
*
*
*
*
*
*
Bu
Lbs
Lbs
Lbs
*
*
*
*
*
*
*
*
All Hay
    Alfalfa
    All Other
----
----
----
17,000
9,000
8,000
2.68
3.30
2.00
Tons
Tons
Tons
45,500
29,500
16,000
35
38
27
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, 2009 23,000
15,100
*
42
41
*
All Sheep & Lambs January 1, 2009 700 44
Hogs & Pigs December 1, 2008 * *
2/ That have calved. * Insufficient data for publication
Census of Agriculture - 2007 -
Number of Farms
Land in Farms (Acres)
Average Farm Size (Acres)
Total Land Area (Acres)
166
302,973
1,825
1,105,573