Welcome to the Official Website of Rosebud County

Rosebud County was established on February 1, 1901 and is located in Southeastern Montana covering approximately 5,027 square miles. The county Courthouse was built in Forsyth in 1912.

Rosebud County is Montana’s twenty-second most populous county, with an estimated population of 9,233 as of the 2010 census.

Other cities and towns in Rosebud County include Angela, Ashland, Birney, Colstrip, Hathaway, Ingomar,
Lame Deer, Rosebud, and Sumatra. A large portion of the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation lies within Rosebud County.

Current Issues / Events:

Flood Preparation (link)

Election 2014:

New Precinct Voting Place:
Precincts 3, 6, 20 & 21 in Forsyth will move voting places from the Forsyth High School Multipurpose room, Courthouse & City Hall to the Haugo Center located at 483 E. Rosebud in Forsyth.

Primary Election: June 3
General Election: November 4

Candidates who have filed:

Joan Kanta Duffield - Clerk & Recorder - Republican

Kathy Fahrenbruck - Treasurer - Democrat

Robert (Bob) E. Lee - Commissioner - Republican
Marvin Quinlan, Jr. - Commissioner - Democrat

C. Kristine (Byron) White - County Attorney - Republican

Randy C. Allies - Sheriff - Democrat
Homer Limpy - Sheriff - Democrat

Allen Fulton - Coroner - Republican

Lee A. Busch - Justice of the Peace

Joby Parker - Superintendent of Schools - Democrat
Lisa A. Blevins - Superintendent of Schools - Democrat


Interactive Voter Map (link)
Includes information on Commissioner Districts,
Voter Precincts, Fire & School Districts
and much more.



Montana Road Conditions (link)