Sheridan County, Montana
SHERIDAN COUNTY, MONTANA
Response to COVID19 (Novel Coronavirus 2019)
COVID19 Information Line: 406.765.3432
Sheridan County Public Health Department is working with State and local partners to monitor the COVID19 situation very closely.
To help prevent the spread of COVID-19 and other respiratory illnesses, you can take simple steps to protect yourself and your family:
Call ahead to a healthcare professional if you develop a fever and symptoms of respiratory illness, such as cough or difficulty breathing, and have been in close contact with a person known to have COVID-19 or if you live in or have recently traveled to an area with ongoing spread. Tell your healthcare professional about your recent travel or contact. Your healthcare professional will work with State and local public health and CDC to determine if you need to be tested for COVID-19.
Sheridan County is located in the northeastern most corner of Montana. Plentywood, the county seat, is located approximately 18 miles south of the Montana/Canada border and 24 miles west of the Montana/North Dakota border.
Sheridan County had a 2010 Census of 3,384 people, which is a decrease of 17.5% from the 2000 Census of 4,105 people.
The County is mostly prairie and the land is three-fourths tillable. The soil is of glacier origin which provides a rich base for small grain production. According to the 1997 Census of Agriculture there were 581 farms with an average size of 1,723 acres. 1,001,193 out of the total county acres of 1,073,056 were in farms.
Agriculture links of interest
Sheridan County - 100 W Laurel Ave - Plentywood, MT 59254
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