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 12,400 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.


Sanders County Flu Clinic Schedule 2022

FLU CLINIC FORM (PRINTABLE) SENIOR CENTER CLINIC SCHEDULE 65+ High-Dose avail while supply last PLAINS SENIOR CENTER 205 Meany St October 26th 11am – 1pm THOMPSON FALLS SENIOR CENTER 1191 Mnt Silcox Dr October 13th 4:30pm – 6:00pm TROUT CREEK SENIOR CENTER 18 Larch St October 11th1 4:30pm – 6:00pm HOT SPRINGS SENIOR CENTER 101 […]

County Appointed Board Openings

If you are interested in serving your community and reside within these areas, please consider applying for a board position. You may obtain an application here or contact Sandy at the Commissioners Office 827-6966. The following County Appointed Boards have openings: Heron/Noxon Cemetery District 9 (No openings currently) Hot Springs Airport Advisory (2 openings) Hot Springs […]


    1. Sanders County Park Board Meeting

      February 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    2. Closed for Presidents Day

      February 20