About

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,370 square miles (6,100 km2), of which, 2,356 square miles (6,100 km2) of it is land and 14 square miles (36 km2) of it (0.59%) is water. Over 74 percent of the county's land area lies within the Fort Peck Indian Reservation.

In May of 1805, the Lewis & Clark expedition camped on the Missouri River south of the present day Wolf Point. The Welcome to Wolf Point  and Culbertson web sites have lots of local  information and links to area attractions.  Fort Buford and Fort Union are located on the Missouri River at the SE corner of Roosevelt County and North Dakota.

Our Area

  • Wolf Point
    Wolf Point is the county seat of Roosevelt County and is the largest city in the county, boasting a population of 3,000 residents. Located in the...
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  • Poplar
    The area around Poplar began attracting residents as early as 1860, when Charles Larpenteur built a trading post at the confluence of the Poplar and Missouri...
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  • Culbertson
    Culbertson is located in Northeastern Montana, 23 miles from the North Dakota line and 60 miles from the Canadian border. The Lewis and Clark Trail goes...
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  • Brockton
    Brockton, thirteen miles east of Poplar, has been described as a "wind-swept village on the prairie." A few miles north of Brockton are the Twin Buttes,...
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  • Bainville
    Bainville was named for postmaster Charles Bain when the office opened in 1904. (from Cheney’s Names on the Face of Montana, Mountain Press Publishing Company) The...
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  • Froid
    Froid is near Medicine Lake and the North Dakota border. One theory is that the name was suggested by division engineer Charles Walker, who selected it...
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