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.


Official 2017 Municipal Election Results

Official Canvass Results Nov 7 2017

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 Board Meeting

      November 21 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    2. Sanders County Solid Waste Refuse Disposal District Board Meeting

      November 22 @ 11:30 am - 11:45 am