McCone County

Home
Books
Cemeteries
Newspapers
Queries
Post Offices
Records

A proud member of the USGenWeb and the MTGenWeb Projects

-

Updated March 7, 2014


Hi, my name is Sara Cross and I am the county coordinator for McCone county. If you need help, want to ask a question or submit information please send email to sara.cross88@gmail.com. I would like to note that I do not live in McCone so personal research is not possible. Sorry for any inconvenience.


McCone County was formed on April 1, 1919 from portions of Dawson and Richland Counties.  Circle was selected as its permanent county seat in a run-off race with Vida 1112 to 1071. The county was named for State Senator George McCone (1853-1929). As of the 2012 U.S. Census the estimated population was 1,701 which means there are 3 people per square mile. 

McCone County is 2,643 square miles of mostly agricultural land.  It produces grains, cattle, sheep and wild game.  McCone County consisted of many small farms in 1919 when it was formed, but due to hard times and older farmers retiring, the average farm is much larger today.  McCone county has lost over half of the population it had when it became a county.

YEAR POPULATION
1920 4747
1930 4790
1940 3798
1950 3258
1960 3321
1970 2875
1980 2707
1990

2276

2000

1977

2010 1734

Join the Garfield-McCone Mailing List.
This free email subscription list is devoted to discussion on both McCone and Garfield counties.  Members may post queries and access the archives.   To join email the word "subscribe" to
MTGARFIE-L-request@rootsweb.com

MTGenWeb Photo Archives
Includes old and modern pictures.  They need some from McCone County so please consider sending some to them.

Web Site design by Jack McRae

Copyrighted 2012 McCone County Coordinators for the MTGenWeb
2000-2011 by Jack McRae.  All rights reserved.