Sheridan County, Montana



  • Here is the new Landfill Policy Brochure(PDF)
  • The Sheridan County Commission has passed and adopted Resolution #2013-04: "Adoption of the 2013 Sheridan County growth Policy"

  • For the encroachment resolution, policy, specifications, permits , and "approach construction guidelines" click Commissioners
  • For subdivision regulations, fees, forms, and applications click City/County Planner



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.




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Agriculture links of interest


Sheridan County - 100 W Laurel Ave - Plentywood, MT 59254

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