quick facts

Welcome to Sanders County

Sanders County is located in Northwestern Montana. It is bordered on the west by Idaho’s Panhandle and is Montana’s 18th most populous county with approximately 11,000 residents. The county was established in 1905 and named after Wilbur Fisk Sanders, pioneer and U.S. Senator from Montana.

The Clark Fork River, a tributary of the Columbia, runs the length of the valley in Sanders County. The county also encompasses the Cabinet Mountain Wilderness and two National Forests.


Notice of Public Hearing: Sanders County Intent to Consolidate the County Clerk and Recorder/Assessor/Surveyor and County Treasurer/Superintendent of Schools

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, pursuant to Title 7, Chapter 4, Part 23 Montana Code Annotated, by the Board of County Commissioners that it is their intent to pass a resolution combining the office of the Sanders County Treasurer/Superintendent of Schools with the office of the Sanders County Clerk and Recorder/Assessor/Surveyor. The Board of County Commissioners […]

Notice Of Public Hearing: Sanders County Environmental Health Well Regulations

The Board of County Commissioners, Sanders County, Montana are requesting public comment for the Sanders County Environmental Health Well Regulations. The purpose of this regulation is to protect the quality and potability of water for public water supplies and domestic uses by tracking and verifying the location of new wells and to ensure compliance with […]


    1. Sanders County Weed District Meeting

      January 16 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    2. Sanders County Solid Waste Refuse Disposal District Board Meeting

      January 17 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am