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.


Heron Bridge Update

Cabinet Gorge – Heron Bridge Project – Progress update for May 2016 Since the last update, Dick Anderson Construction, Inc. and their sub-contractors have completed: Construction of the wing walls on the North abutment Construction of the columns and cap at the North river pier Drilled shafts at the South abutment Anticipated work for June […]